Does CO2 have both dispersion forces and dipole-dipole forces?

Asked by Elianna Russell

CO has two C-O bonds. The dipoles point in opposite directions, so they cancel each other out. Thus, although CO? has polar bonds, it is a nonpolar molecule. Therefore, the only intermolecular forces are London dispersion forces.

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