Actually the hydrogen bond is simply a type of attraction which is caused by the the electronegativity difference between hydrogen and highly electronegative element like oxygen carbon nitrogen and fluorine. Intermolecular hydrogen bonding takes place between two molecules having hydrogen and electronegative element. Hydrogen is attracted by the electronegative element of another molecule for exampleContinue reading “What is hydrogen bond? How does an intermolecular hydrogen bond differ from intramolecular hydrogen bond ?”
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What is the hybridisation of Cl2? Is it different from the hybridisation of F2 molecules?
Here you can see the hybridization of both is same , both of these two elements have seven electrons in outermost shell and below is the diagram showing the electrons filled in s-subshell and p-subshell . one orbital of s- subshell and three orbitals of p-subshell are used during hybridisation. So the type of hybridizationContinue reading “What is the hybridisation of Cl2? Is it different from the hybridisation of F2 molecules?”
How many oxygen atoms are there in 90g of H2O molecule?
1 molecule of H2O has 1 atom of oxygen. Firstly we will calculate the number of atoms in 90g of H2O. we will explain it in two steps:- Step I:- No.of moles of H2O = given mass / molar mass No. of moles = 90/18 = 5 moles No. Of molecules = No. of molesContinue reading “How many oxygen atoms are there in 90g of H2O molecule?”
What causes Ionic bonds to form? Use NaCl (table salt) as an example to explain the formation of ionic bonds.
it is a very common question and common example too. i would love to answer. Most people say it is the bond formed due to the transfer of electrons, but this explanstion is not complete. Ionic bond is the bond formed due to strong electrostatic forces of attraction between two oppositely charged ions. here isContinue reading “What causes Ionic bonds to form? Use NaCl (table salt) as an example to explain the formation of ionic bonds.”
How to find a lone pair in simple way?
Step 1: write the configuration of element and then show the valence elactrons around the symbol of element . Step2: make the bonds around the atom according to its valency and use the electrons for making the bonds. Step3: Now see if there are any unshared electrons pairs. These are your lone pairs. See theContinue reading “How to find a lone pair in simple way?”