Comparing Compounds in Terms of Melting Points and Solubility

Please see the attachment for the two sets of compounds to compare and answer the following for each:

Which of the following will be more soluble in water?

Which of the following will have a higher melting point?

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... form strong hydrogen bonds with water. The oxygen on the ester can also do so, yet the ester has an extra CH3 ...