Chemistry

I just want to make sure that D is the correct answer.

Each halogen is a diatomic element. However, under normal conditions chlorine is a gas, bromine is a liquid, and iodine is a solid. What is the best explanation for this difference?

A. The strength of the covalent bond between atoms increases from chlorine to bromine to iodine.
B. The strength of the intramolecular forces increases from chlorine to bromine to iodine.
C. The strength of the dipole-induced dipole attractions between atoms increases from chlorine to bromine to iodine.
D. The strength of the London dispersion forces between molecules increases from chlorine to bromine to iodine.

  1. 👍 4
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 640
  1. Yes, D.

    1. 👍 4
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Chemistry

    Use these answers for questions 4 - 7. (A) 1s2 2s22p5 3s23p5 (B) 1s2 2s22p6 3s23p6 (C) 1s2 2s22p62d10 3s23p6 (D) 1s2 2s22p6 3s23p63d5 (E) 1s2 2s22p6 3s23p63d3 4s2 4. An impossible electronic configuration 5. The ground-state

  2. Chem - Elements

    I need help on identifying four elements. 1. a member of the same family as oxygen whose most stable ion contains 54 electrons. (Sulfur?) 2. member of alkali metal family whose most stable ion contains 36 electrons. (Cesium??) 3.

  3. ALGEBRA

    A single card is selected from an ordinary deck of cards. The sample space is shown in the following figure. Find the following probabilities. (Enter the answers either as fractions or as decimals rounded to three places.) P(five

  4. algebra

    can some one help me for the discussion unit 3 * Evaluate the reasoning provided by both student A and B, and correct the errors. Make sure to provide proper reasoning. * Come up with one challenging rational or irrational number

  1. CHEM**

    I just have 2 other questions that I just want to make sure on: Place the following elements in order of decreasing atomic size: tellurium, bromine, argon, cesium, strontium, and selenium. (Te, Br, Ar, Cs, Sr, Se) ~~(or...the

  2. physical science

    what is transition metal number 24 a common solid halogen family 13 bears this name

  3. statistics

    Multiple-choice questions each have five possible answers left parenthesis a comma b comma c comma d comma e right parenthesis​, one of which is correct. Assume that you guess the answers to three such questions. a. Use the

  4. Grammar-again

    Determine if the following sentences are: a. run-on b. fragment c. correct as is. 1. An appendectomy yesterday. Answer: b. fragment 2. When she felt better, the patient ate. Answer: c. correct as is 3. Her pain was evident on

  1. english

    1. Choose the answer that displays the correct spelling of the plural form of the words in parentheses. How many (praying mantis) will we have to import to fight the (grasshopper)? 2. Choose the answer that displays the correct

  2. English

    Please check my answers thank you. 1. Identify which change is needed, if any, to make this sentence correct: Some people prefer stationery bikes to treadmills. A. no change B. stationary X 2. Identify which change is needed, if

  3. Social Studies

    In which nation did a nationalist military regime lead the country to invade its neighbors and help launch World War II? A. China B. Japan (My answer) C. Korea D. Mongolia Can someone please check my answer? I want to make sure

  4. science

    Amoebas are unicellular. The single cell splits in half to form two new cells. A student claims amoebas are alive. Is the student correct? A.The student is not correct; amoebas are not alive because they are only made of one cell.

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.