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    Molecular Interactions in Water

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    Please provide detailed explanations for the following questions regarding water molecules.

    What type of covalent bonds does the water molecule present (polar or non-polar bonds) and why?
    What type of intermolecular interactions occurs with these molecules?
    Why you think the boiling point of water is high?

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    What type of covalent bonds does the molecule present (polar or non-polar bonds) and why?

    The electronegativity values of oxygen and hydrogen are different. Hence, there is unequal pull of the shared electrons between the two atoms. Therefore, the covalent bond in water is polar. Since oxygen is more ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution provides a detailed explanation for the following questions: the type of covalent bonds that a water molecule contains within it, their polarity (or lack thereof) and why these types are present, the type of intermolecular interaction that occurs within these molecules, and why the boiling point of water is high.

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