Covalent bonding

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Elyssa Smith 4B
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Covalent bonding

Postby Elyssa Smith 4B » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:01 am

Are covalent bonds an intermolecular force? Why or why not?

Natalie Nartz 4F
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Re: Covalent bonding

Postby Natalie Nartz 4F » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:04 am

A covalent bond would be classified as a intramolecular force as it occurs within a molecule. Covalent bonds are intramolecular because they hold atoms together in molecules and polyatomic ions.

Avnita C_4B
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Re: Covalent bonding

Postby Avnita C_4B » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:19 am

Covalent bonding is considered as intramolecular force as it holds atoms together in a molecule but intermolecular forces are forces of attraction or repulsion between molecules.

Brian Tangsombatvisit 1C
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Re: Covalent bonding

Postby Brian Tangsombatvisit 1C » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:19 am

Intermolecular forces occur between two molecules, not between two atoms. Examples of intermolecular forces include induced dipole - induced dipole (LDFs), induced dipole - dipole, dipole - dipole, ion - dipole, and ion - ion (in order of increasing strength). Induced dipole - induced dipole forces are present in all nonpolar molecules.

Cynthia Gong 1L
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Re: Covalent bonding

Postby Cynthia Gong 1L » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:37 am

On the other hand, intramolecular forces such as covalent bonding occur between the individual atoms in a molecule.

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Re: Covalent bonding

Postby ranqiao1e » Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:28 pm

Covalent is intramolecular because it is within a molecule and between atoms

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