Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 11 - Sections 11.1-11.13 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 91

Answer

Water has a highly unique structure.

Work Step by Step

Water's molecular structure is bent. This combined with its polar nature allows for incredibly strong hydrogen bonding. The two hydrogen also allow for bonding with 4 molecules. These high strength bonds give a high BP.
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