Intermolecular Forces

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Tamera Scott 1G
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Intermolecular Forces

Postby Tamera Scott 1G » Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:11 pm

Why do stronger intermolecular forces causes things to become solid, while weaker intermolecular forces causes things to become liquid?

Becky Belisle 1A
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Re: Intermolecular Forces

Postby Becky Belisle 1A » Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:25 pm

Stronger forces mean the atoms/molecules are closer together and less mobile. Thus, they are solid.

marisaimbroane1J
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Re: Intermolecular Forces

Postby marisaimbroane1J » Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:11 pm

Additionally, when atoms are closer together, they are able to interact with each other more using forces like the Dispersion forces discussed today in class. Therefore, they are more attracted to each other and more difficult to separate, creating a solid structure.


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