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Strength of the bonds

  1. Jul 1, 2012 #1
    Can anyone list these bond types in ascending order based on their strengths

    ionic bonds, covalent bonds, metallic bonds, hydrogen bonds, van der waals forces
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 28, 2012 #2
    A hydrogen bond is a type of van der waals forces.But otherwise the weakest is a metallic bond, then a ionic bond, hydrogen bond, and then a convalent bond.
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