Problem: What is the strongest type of intermolecular force present in CHF 3?a. dispersionb. dipole-dipolec. hydrogen bondingd. ion-dipolee. none of the above

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  • First step is draw the Lewis structure of the molecule

  • C will appear as our central atom since it's less electronegative than F. (H can't be a central atom)

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What is the strongest type of intermolecular force present in CHF 3?

a. dispersion

b. dipole-dipole

c. hydrogen bonding

d. ion-dipole

e. none of the above

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