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IMF: Ammonia and Water

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A mixture of ammonia and water is produced by adding 1 mole of ammonia to 1 liter of distilled water. The picture below shows one molecule of each compound, accompanied by a legend identifying the elements involved.

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Which of the following can be concluded regarding the interaction between ammonia and water molecules, as represented by the dotted line?

A

It is a covalent bond and acts as an attractive intermolecular force.

B

It is a dispersion force and acts as an attractive intermolecular force.

C

It is a repulsive intermolecular force, resulting from repulsion of the partially positive poles of two polar molecules.

D

It is a hydrogen bond, acting as an attractive intermolecular force.