Problem: As the mass of a compound increases the dispersion forces between the bonds does what?

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We are being asked to determine what happens to the dispersion forces between the bonds as the mass of a compound increases.


London-Dispersion Forces/Van der Waals Force/Induced Dipole-Induced Dipole

weakest IMF
▪ intermolecular force is found in all compounds, but it's the main intermolecular force of nonpolar covalent compounds


Comparing molecules with the same IMF:

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As the mass of a compound increases the dispersion forces between the bonds does what?

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