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Postby Gwynneth Orlino 1B » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:15 pm

What's the difference between dipole-dipole and dipole-induced dipole?

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Re: Dipoles

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:57 pm

A dipole induced dipole attraction is a weak attraction that results when a polar molecule induces a dipole in an atom or in a nonpolar molecule by disturbing the arrangements of electrons in the nonpolar species. Dipole-dipole forces are attractive forces between the positive end of one polar molecule and the negative end of another polar molecule.

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