Determine the kinds of intermolecular forces that are present in each element or compound.

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PH3

dispersion forces

dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces and dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces, dipole–dipole forces, and hydrogen bonding

 

 

HBr

dispersion forces

dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces and dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces, dipole–dipole forces, and hydrogen bonding

 

 

 

C2H5OH

dispersion forces

dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces and dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces, dipole–dipole forces, and hydrogen bonding

 

 

 

S8

dispersion forces

dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces and dipole–dipole forces

dispersion forces, dipole–dipole forces, and hydrogen bonding

 

asked Jan 29, 2012 in General Chemistry by yoshi ~Expert~ (919 points)
    

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Note that all elements/compounds experience dispersion forces:

  1. PH3 has dispersion forces, dipole–dipole forces
  2. HBr has dispersion forces, dipole–dipole forces
  3. C2H5OH has dispersion forces, dipole–dipole forces, and hydrogen bonding
  4. S8 has just dispersion forces
answered Jan 29, 2012 by kirby ~Expert~ (3,020 points)
selected Jan 29, 2012 by yoshi



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