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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
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  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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