Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 11 Intermolecular Forces and Liquids - Study Questions - Page 435b: 35


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From lowest to highest: Ethane: nonpolar; HCl: polar; Ethanol: hydrogen bonding. Note, the more polar a substance is, the larger the intermolecular forces generally are. Since Hydrogen Bonding involves extreme polarity, elements with Hydrogen Bonding have large intermoleular forces.
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