Problem: Below are various rankings of intermolecular forces, which option correctly ranks the given forces from weakest to strongest? a) dipole-dipole < ion-dipole < ion-induced dipole b) dispersion < ion-induced dipole < dipole-induced dipole c) dipole-dipole < hydrogen bonding < dipole-induced dipole d) ion-induced dipole < dipole-dipole < hydrogen bonding e) dipole-induced dipole < hydrogen bonding < ion-induced dipole

FREE Expert Solution
94% (223 ratings)
Problem Details

Below are various rankings of intermolecular forces, which option correctly ranks the given forces from weakest to strongest?

a) dipole-dipole < ion-dipole < ion-induced dipole

b) dispersion < ion-induced dipole < dipole-induced dipole

c) dipole-dipole < hydrogen bonding < dipole-induced dipole

d) ion-induced dipole < dipole-dipole < hydrogen bonding

e) dipole-induced dipole < hydrogen bonding < ion-induced dipole

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Intermolecular Forces concept. You can view video lessons to learn Intermolecular Forces. Or if you need more Intermolecular Forces practice, you can also practice Intermolecular Forces practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofBelow are various rankings of intermolecular forces, which o...as high difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Chemistry tutor, Dasha took 3 minutes and 46 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Halpin & Rugg's class at NYU.