Kaur asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 2 months ago

What's the strongest intermolecular forces between the following?

PCl3

CO

CF4

Options: dipole-dipole, ionic bond, dispersion, or hydrogen bond?

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  • 2 months ago

    All the three compounds are molecular, but not ionic.

    Hence, rule out ionic bond.

    All the three compounds do not contain hydrogen atom.

    Hence, rule out hydrogen bond.

    All the three molecules are polar.

    Hence, rule out dispersion.

    The answer: dipole-dipole

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