which type of intermolecular bonding is seen in Carbon tetrachloride CCl4? Why? Please explain.

Asked by Abhishek Wagle | 18th Oct, 2013, 03:54: PM

Expert Answer:

CCl4 has covalent bonding. Carbon has four electrons in its valence shell and shares these with four chlorine atoms to form carbon tetrachloride molecule. These have vander waals intermolecular forces of attraction. They are the only attractive forces present in nonpolar compounds.
 

Answered by  | 21st Oct, 2013, 12:00: PM

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