Problem: What is the strongest interparticle force in each substance?(c) Cl2

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  • Interparticle forces or intermolecular forces are the one responsible for many properties of different compounds

  • List of intermolecular forces from strongest to weakest: 

Ion dipole which deals with the attraction between an ion and a polar compound (Strongest)

H-bondings where hydrogen is directly connected to fluorine, oxygen or nitrogen

Dipole-Dipole, force that exists when two polar covalent compounds interact

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What is the strongest interparticle force in each substance?

(c) Cl2

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