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Posted by erika on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 9:05pm.

methane which is composed of carbon and hydrogen, lacks fuctional groups and is a gas at room temperature.upon replacing one of the hydrogen atoms with a hydroxyl group, methane is converted to a liquid called methanol at room temperature. please explain to me the reason behind this difference in physical properties.

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