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Water has two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. The hydrogen atoms have partial positive charges and the oxygen atom has a partial negative charge.

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Are the charges evenly ditributed in a water molecules?

yes .

Why are polar covalently bonded molecules soluble in water and non polar are not?

Water is a polar covalent molecule. The partial charges in the molecule attract other charges, ionic or more partial charges from other covalent molecules and dissolves them. Nonpolar bonded molecules have no partial charges and the water molecules will attract each other thus not attracting the nonpolar and does not dissolve them.

Give one reason why water molecules are attracted to each other?

The H atoms with partial + charges attract O atoms with partial - charges on other water molecules.

Describe where a hydrogen bond can form among water molecules?

A hydrogen bond can form among water molecules on opposite charges of polar molecules.

What makes a water molecules polar?

The ends of the water molecule have opposite electrical charges

Water molecules are polar with ends that exhibit partial positive and negative charges such opposite charges make water molecules attract each other through bonds called?

Hydrogen Bonds

Do ions posses charges?

Yes, ions are charged molecules by definition. There are two types cations (with positive charges) and anions (with negative charges).

How does water stick to a penny?

Water molecules stick together because of the electrical charges in the water create a bond.

What is the name for the property of water in which it sticks to other substances?

The attraction between water molecules and another substance is called adhesion. An example of this phenomenon is the absorption of water by a towel. Water molecules are also attracted to each other by cohesion. Adhesion and cohesion of water are both caused by the polarity of water molecules. Molecules are said to be polar if they have opposite electrical charges at different ends of the molecule. Nonpolar molecules have none or evenly distributed charges (oil is an example of a nonpolar substance). Since opposite charges attract, water is attracted to other polar (or ionic) substances.

What determines whether a compound will dissolve in water-?

The polarity or charges of compounds will determine if a compound would dissolve in water, where compounds with opposite charges within their molecules dissolve in water.

Do unlike molecules attract each other?

Unlike charges attract. Unlike molecules do not, otherwise everything ever would be attracted to everything else ever.If two molecules are of different charges, then yes, they will attract.

Molecules with partial charges?

nonpolar molecules

What property of water molecules allows them to form hydrogen bonds?

because of their partial positive and negative charges, polar molecules such as water can attract each other

Is water a tissue?

No; water is made up of water molecules. Water molecules contain two hydrogen molecules and one oxygen molecule.

A water molecule is neutral?

Like all molecules, a water molecule (H2O) is neutral. The positive charges on its 10 protons balance out the negative charges on its 10 electrons.

What is 2h20?

2H2O is two molecules of H2O. H2O is water -> 2 molecules of water.

Does ionic bonds form between molecules that have no charges?

no. it forms between molecules that have opposite charges.

Do Polar molecules such as water have no negative or positive poles?

No. Polar molecules such as water have both negative and positive poles. Different parts of the molecule have slightly different charges.

Why do oil and water not mix?

The water molecule is made up of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. Due to the ability of the oxygen atom to pull the hydrogen electrons towards itself, it carries a negative charge. As a result, the hydrogen atoms carry a more positive charge. The charges of these two molecules allow them to make weak bonds with certain particles, like NaCl. NaCl dissociates into a Na+ which is attracted to the negative oxygen atoms of the water molecules and hangs out there, and the Cl- which is attracted to the positive hydrogen atoms in the water molecules and hangs out with them. Likewise, molecules which have lots of charges on them are termed hydrophillic, or "water loving." They interact well with the charges on water molecules. Unlike the water molecule, oil is made up of long chains of carbon atoms (usually 8 Carbon atoms) which do not carry an electric charge. These long chains without a charge are called hydrophobic - or "afraid of water." Because they do not have a charge, there is no attraction between the charges on the water molecule and the long carbon chains and can't hang out with the water molecules. That is why oil does not mix with water.

When electricity flows through water the water molecules split into molecules of hydrogen and oxygen gas How many oxygen O2 molecules are produced from the splitting of two molecules of water H?

One oxygen molcule and two hydrogen molecules.

What does electronegativity allow water to do?

The higher electronegativity of oxygen allows water to carry partial charges (negative on oxygen, positive on hydrogen). These partial charges allow water to bind strongly with itself, and allows it to interact with polar molecules. The partial charge allows polar molecules to dissolve in water.

What kind of molecules are in ice?

The molecules in ice are the same as the molecules in water, because ice is water. They are H2O molecules, which have two hydrogen and one oxygen. Water molecules are non-polar.

Why is there steam on mirrors when you shower?

normally the seen one is not steam . it is actually the water molecules ... the reason being ... when we shower the water is running freely and collides on the body .. our body is charged and due this charges and collision the water molecules becomes free runners and.. the mirror is normally has some attraction and negatively charges which will attract the water molecules and will stick like a steam ...

How many molecules of hydrogen in water?

There are two atoms of hydrogen in a water molecule, but no hydrogen molecules.

Ionic bonds from between molecules with what charges?

opposite charges