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April 22, 2021, 09:53:50 am

Author Topic: intramolecular bonds in alcohols  (Read 717 times)  Share 

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joengelman

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intramolecular bonds in alcohols
« on: January 03, 2020, 01:04:47 pm »
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Hi guys,

just wondering if the -OH bond in alcohols are polar ionic or polar covalent? I kinda forgot all my year 11 knowledge lol

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Re: intramolecular bonds in alcohols
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2020, 01:07:57 pm »
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Hi guys,

just wondering if the -OH bond in alcohols are polar ionic or polar covalent? I kinda forgot all my year 11 knowledge lol

thank you!!
The -OH bond is polar covalent.
Additionally, the C-O bond is also polar covalent.

These polar covalent bonds can turn into hydrogen bonds forming between ethanol and other molecules :)

Hope this helps! :)
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Re: intramolecular bonds in alcohols
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2020, 10:19:51 am »
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thank you!!