Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds

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Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonds Covalent bonds in which the electrons are not shared equally are designated as polar covalent bonds Polar covalent bonds have an asymmetrical charge distribution To be a polar covalent bond the two atoms involved in the bond must have different electronegativities.
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Unformatted text preview: Shown below is an electron density map of HF. Blue areas indicate low electron density. Red areas indicate high electron density. Polar molecules have a separation of centers of negative and positive charge, an asymmetric charge distribution....
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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