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Homework Help: Acyl chloride and hydrogen bond

  1. Aug 23, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    why acyl chloride cant form hydrogen bond?
    there's C=O , which O atom can form hydrogen bond . am i right?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2014
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  3. Aug 23, 2014 #2


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    Oxygen is not enough for hydrogen bond to form. You need hydrogen as well.
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