strengths

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NHolmes3L
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strengths

Postby NHolmes3L » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:33 pm

How can you tell whether a force is strong or weak?

Kaylee Sepulveda 4G
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Re: strengths

Postby Kaylee Sepulveda 4G » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:41 pm

Here is a helpful diagram:

imfs-range.png

EthanPham_1G
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Re: strengths

Postby EthanPham_1G » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:42 pm

Are you talking about intermolecular forces, because you just have to remember them.
In order from strongest to weakest, it goes:
ion-ion
hydrogen bonding
ion-dipole
dipole-dipole
dipole-induced dipole
induced dipole-induced dipole
You can also tell if the intermolecular forces are stronger if the melting/boiling point is higher. It requires more energy to break the bonds.

Patricia Cardenas
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Re: strengths

Postby Patricia Cardenas » Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:29 am

does anyone have any tips on how to identify forces as strong or weak?


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