Carboxylic acids have higher boiling points than aldehydes, ketones and even alcohols of comparable molecular mass. It is due to their _________.

 

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Carboxylic acids have higher boiling points than aldehyde, ketones, and even alcohols of the comparable molecular mass because of the extent of intermolecular-hydrogen bonding with water, due to which they exist as associated molecules. The hydrogen bonds are not completely broken in the vapor state.

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