We’re being asked to identify the intermolecular forces present in NH4NO3 .
Recall that there are several types of intermolecular forces:
1. Ion-dipole interaction – occurs between an ion and a polar covalent compound
2. Hydrogen bonding – occurs in compounds where hydrogen is directly connected to an electronegative element such as N, O, or F
3. Dipole-dipole interaction – occurs between two polar covalent compounds
4. Induced-dipole interaction – occurs when a nonpolar compound interacts with a polar compound
5. Dispersion forces – occurs in all compounds. This is the primary intermolecular force exhibited by nonpolar compounds.
What types of intermolecular forces exist between NH4NO3 molecules?
I. Dispersion forces
II. Dipole-dipole interactions
III. Hydrogen bonding
A) I, II and IV
B) I, II, and III
C) I only
D) I and IV
E) All of them
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