hydrogen bonding

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Elyssa Smith 4B
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hydrogen bonding

Postby Elyssa Smith 4B » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:05 am

For hydrogen bonding to occur, can hydrogen only be bonded to O,N, or F? Or can it be bonded to those elements and another element in the same molecule?

Michael Nguyen 1E
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Re: hydrogen bonding

Postby Michael Nguyen 1E » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:14 am

Hydrogen can only form one bond in a molecule. So in order for hydrogen bonding to take place, H has to be bonded to N, O, or F, since those atoms would create the largest electronegativity differences.

Brian Tangsombatvisit 1C
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Re: hydrogen bonding

Postby Brian Tangsombatvisit 1C » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:12 am

You should also remember that hydrogen bonding is the actually the intermolecular attraction between the hydrogen atom covalently bonded to O, N, of F and another O, N, or F with an available lone pair.

Avnita C_4B
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Re: hydrogen bonding

Postby Avnita C_4B » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:26 am

Hydrogen bonding occurs with H being covalently bonded to any of the N,O,F elements as it is the intermolecular force felt by the H with the N,O,F and another lone pair of H with N,O,F bonded.

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