Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 11 - Exercises - Page 524: 2


Intermolecular forces are crucially important as they dictate many properties of substances.

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Intermolecular forces are responsible for holding together substances in everyday life. All substances that are condensed or solid are held together in that state by IMFs. Physical properties of substances are directly related to the strength of their IMFs. Boiling and melting points are good examples of properties determined by IMFs.
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