Using H2O, how can I explain the difference between intramolecular and intermolecular forces?
I’m looking ahead in my Chemistry book and found the question, and I was unsure how to explain it.
I know it has to do with hydrogen bonding between molecules (inter), but what about dipole-dipole?
And within a water molecule, are there hydrogen bonds or electrostatic forces of attraction between the hydrogen-oxygen (polarised) bonds?
I’ve studied for this and had understood it but I accidentally confused myself, so I’d deeply appreciate an answer for this!
NOTE: judging by differences in melting temperatures, I assume the intramolecular forces (whatever they may be) would be stronger?
Thanks in advance :D
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