What is hydrogen bonding? Give examples and what is the magnitude of interaction between them in relative manners?


A hydrogen bond is a weak force of attraction that occurs between hydrogen and small electronegative elements like N, O, and F.

It can be intramolecular (within the same molecule) or intermolecular (with different molecules).

In Hydrogen fluoride, the hydrogen bond is intermolecular. Due to this, the HF molecules are close together and it has high melting and boiling point than other hydrogen halides such as HCl, HBr, etc.

The magnitude of interaction can be compared between two or more then two different types of interactions. Here, there is only one type of interaction and that is Hydrogen bonding, so the magnitude of interaction cannot be compared. 

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