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Boiling Points of Alkanes

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Alkane Formula boiling point increases with length Boiling point increases with increasing length.
octane (liquid) CH3(CH2)6CH3
heptane (liquid) CH3(CH2)5CH3
hexane (liquid) CH3(CH2)4CH3
pentane (liquid) CH3(CH2)3CH3
butane (gas) CH3(CH2)2CH3
propane (gas) CH3CH2CH3
ethane (gas) CH3CH3
methane (gas) CH4

*Phases are given for room temperature of 20oC

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