Physical properties of unbranched alkanes

Table
Physical properties of unbranched alkanes
name formula boiling
point (°C) melting
point (°C)
methane CH4 −164    −182.5  
ethane CH3CH3 −88.6 −183.3  
propane CH3CH2CH3 −42    −189.7  
butane CH3(CH2)2CH3 −0.5 −138.35
pentane CH3(CH2)3CH3 b;36.1 −129.7  
hexane CH3(CH2)4CH3 b;68.9 −95.0  
heptane CH3(CH2)5CH3 b;98.4 −90.6  
octane CH3(CH2)6CH3 b;125.6 −56.8  
nonane CH3(CH2)7CH3 b;150.8 −51.0  
decane CH3(CH2)8CH3 b;174.1 −29.7  
pentadecane CH3(CH2)13CH3 b;270    b;10     
octadecane CH3(CH2)16CH3 b;316.1 b;28.2  
icosane CH3(CH2)18CH3 b;343    b;36.8  
triacontane CH3(CH2)28CH3 b;449.7 b;65.8  
tetracontane CH3(CH2)38CH3 —     b;81     
pentacontane CH3(CH2)48CH3 —     b;92     
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