Problem: When KBr dissolves in water, aqueous K+ and Br– ions result. The force of attraction that exists between K+ and H2O is called a(n) ________ interaction.A) dipole-dipoleB) ion-ionC) hydrogen bondingD) ion-dipoleE) London dispersion force

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We’re being asked to determine the force of attraction that exists between K+ and H2O.


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.

 Hydrogen Bonding

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When KBr dissolves in water, aqueous K+ and Br ions result. The force of attraction that exists between K+ and H2O is called a(n) ________ interaction.

A) dipole-dipole

B) ion-ion

C) hydrogen bonding

D) ion-dipole

E) London dispersion force

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