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Hydrogen bonds cannot form between CO2 and H2O. The only forces that would occur between them are induced dipole-dipole forces because CO2 is nonpolar and H2O is polar. Hydrogen bonds can only form between a hydrogen attached to a F, O, or N atom and a F, O, or N atom that has a lone pair.
Jorge Ramirez_4H wrote:Why is co2 non polar? isn't based on electronegativity?
CO2 is non polar because the dipoles cancel out. The difference in electronegativity between C and O are in equal magnitude and opposite direction.
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