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Answered 2014-05-13 08:02:57

Paraffin is a class of hydrocarbons called Alkane the most basic alkane being methane. Methane has a boiling point of -161 degree Celsius. As it goes higher the bp increases as the energy required to break the hydrogen bonding increases.

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