Problem: The strongest intermolecular interactions between pentane (C5H12) molecules arise from A) hydrogen bonding. B) London dispersion forcesC) carbon-carbon bondsD) dipole-dipole forcesE) ion-dipole interactions.

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Pentane C5H12 is hydrocarbon

  • Hydrocarbons are only made up of C and H
  • This means that the electronegativity difference between any atoms in this compound cannot have a significant net dipole.


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The strongest intermolecular interactions between pentane (C5H12) molecules arise from 

A) hydrogen bonding. 

B) London dispersion forces

C) carbon-carbon bonds

D) dipole-dipole forces

E) ion-dipole interactions.

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