Problem: Which of the following exhibit only London (dispersion) forces?a) Heb) H2Oc) Cl2d) HCl

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  • We are looking for the molecule/atom with only London dispersion forces, no H-bondings, dipole-dipole or ion dipole. 

  • A molecule with only LDF tells us that it is a nonpolar molecule/atom

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Which of the following exhibit only London (dispersion) forces?

a) He

b) H2O

c) Cl2

d) HCl

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