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strengths

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:33 pm
by NHolmes3L
How can you tell whether a force is strong or weak?

Re: strengths

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:41 pm
by Kaylee Sepulveda 4G
Here is a helpful diagram:

imfs-range.png

Re: strengths

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:42 pm
by EthanPham_1G
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.

Re: strengths

Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:29 am
by Patricia Cardenas
does anyone have any tips on how to identify forces as strong or weak?