Arrange the following substances in increasing order of forces of attraction between the particles: water, sugar, oxygen.

Q.4:- Arrange the following substances in increasing order of forces of attraction between the particles: water, sugar, oxygen.

 

Answer:-

The forces of attraction are the strongest in solids, followed by liquids and the weakest in gases. Oxygen is a gas, water is a liquid and sugar is a crystalline solid. So the increasing order of forces of attraction is Oxygen < Water < Sugar.