Answer :

Alcohols and ethers of comparable molecular mass have different boiling points because of the presence of intermolecular hydrogen bonding in alcohols.

There is no intermolecular hydrogen bonding in ethers and thus, ethers have low boiling point as compared to the alcohols of the same molecular mass.


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