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    Bonding Pheer

    Can anyone explain the difference between Van der Waal's forces and London Dispersion forces?

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      Chris241197

      van der waals is a general term for temporary dipole with non polar and slightly polar, but london forces are a specific type of temporary dipole.

      But for the leaving cert just assume they are they same thing because we only deal with strictly non polar, or polar

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