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what is the maximum number of hydrogen bonds that a molecule of water can have?


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Intermolecular hydrogen bonding:

The bond that exists between hydrogen atom of one molecule and an electronegative element in another molecule is said to be Intermolecular hydrogen bonding.

Intramolecular h...

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