Neon condenses due to?

A) dipole-dipole forces

Answer 1

Neon would condense due to London dispersion forces because Neon does not experience the other forces.

Dipole-dipole forces are created between molecules when one atom has a greater attraction for electrons than another, this results in the electrons staying slightly closer this atom, this makes that side of the molecule slightly negative and the other end is positive.
Neon does not form molecules in the first place because it is a noble gas and they dont react.

Hydrogen bonds are just stronger versions of dipole-dipole forces, they occur when Hydrogen bonds with either fluorine, oxygen, or nitrogen. Hydrogen has a very small attraction force towards electrons while the other three atoms have a stronger attraction towards the electrons. Hydrogen bonds are the strongest form of dipole dipole forces.

Covalent bonding occurs within molecules of non-metals. As neon is a noble gas, it does not form molecules and as a result – it does not form covalent bonds. Also, as covalent bonds are within a molecule, it is unrelated to how a certain substance condenses.

Intramolecular forces include ionic bonding and covalent bonding, as I have said above, the forces within a molecule are not related to how something condenses. Also, neon does not have molecules and there are no intermolecular forces on noble gases due to this.

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