Problem: Arrange the non-covalent interactions in order of strengthhydrogen bondingion-ion interactionsdipole-dipole interactionsdispersion forces

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We are being asked to arrange the non-covalent interactions in order of strength.


Intermolecular Forces (IMF) are the attractive forces between 2 molecules. 

Ion-dipole

strongest IMF
▪ deals with the attraction between an ion and a polar compound or ion-ion interaction.

 Hydrogen Bonding

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Arrange the non-covalent interactions in order of strength

hydrogen bonding

ion-ion interactions

dipole-dipole interactions

dispersion forces

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