You can see that all the alcohols follow a very simple progression dependent on the number of carbon atoms in their structure. Isomers of a compound have the same chemical properties, but their physical properties such as boiling point are affected by the different way they're physically put together. Have you noticed how much smaller the water molecule is than the others, and the way that the hydrogen atoms are naturally arranged at an angle to the oxygen atom? That will prove important later on!
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