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Offline Penelope

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Chemistry
« on: July 20, 2019, 02:27:29 AM »
How many hydrogen bond can carboxylic acid form per molecule? It has one hydrogen(acceptor) and 4 lone pair. So should the number of hydrogen bond be one? But I check the web and most claim to be 2 instead.

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Re: Chemistry
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2019, 12:49:07 AM »
Both kinds of hydrogen bonds count, whether they are made with an H or a lone pair. 

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