what's the bonding and forces that exist in a water molecule?is it ionic bond and van der waals force?
Gokul43201 said:Bonding itself is just a kind of force. The O-H bonds in a water molecule are polar covalent bonds. You also have forces between water molecules - known as Hydrogen bonds, which are a kind of dipole-dipole interaction caused by the polar nature of the O-H bonds.
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...those are not great explanations, but they are not a bad place to start.
Juan R. said:H-O·····H·····O-H (quantum superposition)