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Explain in terms of molecular structure why sugars have a relatively high melting point compared to hydrocarbons of a similar size.

  • chemistry - , Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 10:35pm

    Sugars have so many OH bonds that hydrogen bonding can take place easily which makes it harder to break the crystal lattice.

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