Testing Liquids For Polarity

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10/5/09 Statement of the Problem Our objective is to test a number of liquids and observe if their molecules are polar. We will study the effect of the charged rod on a stream of liquid from a burette/pipette.
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10/5/09 POLARITY Concept describing how equally bonded electrons are shared between atoms. Refers to the forces between the positive slightly charged end of one molecule and the negative end of the same molecule. A common polar compound is water. The electrons of water's hydrogen atoms are strongly attracted to the oxygen atom, and are actually closer to oxygen's nucleus than to the hydrogen nuclei; thus, water has a relatively strong negative charge in the middle (red shade), and a
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10/5/09 POLAR And NONPOLAR MOLECULES Polar molecules are asymmetrical molecules with non- more symmetrically and therefore do not have an Formula Description Example Polar AB Diatomic with different atoms CO
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