Problem: Which of the following statements about intermolecular forces is(are) true?a. London dispersion forces are the only type of intermolecular force that nonpolar molecules exhibit.b. Molecules that have only London dispersion forces will always be gases at room temperature (25 ˚C).c. The hydrogen-bonding forces in NH 3 are stronger than those in H 2O.d. The molecules in SO 2 (g) exhibit dipole–dipole intermolecular interactions.e. CH3CH2CH3 has stronger London dispersion forces than does CH 4.

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Which of the following statements about intermolecular forces is(are) true?

a. London dispersion forces are the only type of intermolecular force that nonpolar molecules exhibit.

b. Molecules that have only London dispersion forces will always be gases at room temperature (25 ˚C).

c. The hydrogen-bonding forces in NH 3 are stronger than those in H 2O.

d. The molecules in SO 2 (g) exhibit dipole–dipole intermolecular interactions.

e. CH3CH2CH3 has stronger London dispersion forces than does CH 4.

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