Problem: Select the molecule with the higher boiling point from the pair of compounds. Explain your choice:  Octane, CH3(CH2)6CH3  and  Hexane, CH3(CH2)4CH3

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Select the molecule with the higher boiling point from the pair of compounds. Explain your choice: 

Octane, CH3(CH2)6CH3  and  Hexane, CH3(CH2)4CH3

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