Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 9 - Liquids, Solids, and Materials - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 421a: 12d


2nd greatest

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$SO_2$ is polar (having dipole-dipole attractions) due to the lone pair on the central Sulfur atom. This molecule has london dispersion forces, but its dipole-dipole attractions account for it having the second highest intermolecular forces.
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