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inter- and intra-

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:58 pm
by Clarissa Nava 3H
when comparing molecular forces are inter molecular forces in between molecules or atoms?

Re: inter- and intra-

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:03 pm
by kateminden
Intermolecular forces, such as H-bonds and London dispersion forces, are between molecules, whereas intramolecular forces, such as covalent and ionic bonds, are between atoms within a molecule.

Re: inter- and intra-

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:18 pm
by lizziemcguire
How can you tell if it is an ionic or covalent bond?

Re: inter- and intra-

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:25 pm
by Jewelyana3A
The main difference between an ionic and covalent bond is that an ionic bond is formed between a metal and a non-metal. A covalent bond is between two nom-metals. In a covalent bond there is a sharing of pairs of electrons between atoms and other covalent bonds.

Re: inter- and intra-

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:38 pm
by Ariel Cheng 2I
The greater the difference in electronegativity between two atoms, the greater the ionic character of their bond. I think the number mentioned in class was that if the value of electronegativity is greater than 2, than the bond is considered generally ionic.

Re: inter- and intra-

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:52 pm
by maldonadojs
Inter- insinuates that the bond is between two molecules, while intra- insinuates that the bond is typically within the molecule between the separate atoms. The inter- forces are typically those of dipole-dipole etc. while the intra- are typically within covalent bonds.