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CH3F Hydrogen bonding?
« on: May 14, 2005, 12:11:10 AM »
CH3F does not have hydrogen bonding. Is this because flourine has more than a pair of unshared electrons?  ???

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Re:CH3F Hydrogen bonding?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2005, 01:33:51 AM »
H-bonding refers to attraction between lone pair on F, O or N and hydrogen that is covalently bonded to F, O or N. Is there any H that is bonded to F, O or N in CH3F?
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