... asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 6 years ago

What inter-molecular forces are present in gaseous hydrogen?

a. Hydrogen bonds

b. Covalent bonds

c. Dipole-dipole attractions

d. Temporary dipole forces

please explain why. thank you.

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  • 6 years ago
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    Hydrogen gas in its natural state consists of molecules of H2, where two hydrogen atoms are bound together by a 100% covalent bond.

    The H2 molecules are attracted to each other by London dispersion forces. London dispersion forces result from the formation of temporary dipoles.

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