Problem: With what compound will NH3 experience only dispersion intermolecular forces?a) CO2b) CH3Fc) NaCld) C4H9OHe) H2O

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To determine which compound NH3 will experience only dispersion intermolecular forces:

Dispersion forces – occurs in all compounds

  • only intermolecular force exhibited by nonpolar compounds.

Determine non-polar compound:

  • no H-bonding → no H directly bonded to O, F, N
  • not ionic metal bonded to nonmetal
  • central atom bonded to same elements 
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Problem Details

With what compound will NH3 experience only dispersion intermolecular forces?

a) CO2

b) CH3F

c) NaCl

d) C4H9OH

e) H2O

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