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Why does the antifreeze ingredient ethylene glycol (HOCH2CH2OH; ℳ = 62.07g/mol) have a boiling point of 197.6°C,
whereas propanol (CH3CH2CH2OH; ℳ = 60.09 g/mol), a compound with a similar molar mass, has a boiling point of only 97.4°C?
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