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Problem: Formation of hydrogen bonds requires hydrogen atoms and what else?A.     waterB.     oxygenC.     ionic bondsD.     polar covalent bonds

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Hydrogen bonding is a special type of dipole-dipole attraction between molecules, not a covalent bond to a hydrogen atom. It results from the attractive force between a hydrogen atom covalently bonded to a very electronegative atom such as a N, O, or F atom and another very electronegative atom.

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Formation of hydrogen bonds requires hydrogen atoms and what else?

A.     water

B.     oxygen

C.     ionic bonds

D.     polar covalent bonds

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