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 421c: 55


hydrogen bonding

Work Step by Step

The covalent bonds between hydrogen and oxygen in water allow for hydrogen bonding to occur. Since hydrogen bonds (strong dipole-dipole attractions) are strong compared to other intermolecular forces, water has a relatively high boiling point.
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