Horvath Practice Problems 127

Horvath Practice Problems 127 - If all the polar bonds in a...

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Molecular Dipole Moments Polar covalent bonds with in molecule can potentially lead to anet dipole moment for the molecule. If all the polar bonds in a molecule cooperate in such a way that one side of the overall molecule is partially negative and the other side is partially positive then the molecule has a net dipole moment.
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Unformatted text preview: If all the polar bonds in a molecule cancel each other out then the molecule has no net dipole moment. Group Work 1. Give the electronic and molecular geometries of the fol-lowing molecules. Also indicate the direction of the dipole moment (a) NH 3 (b) H 2 CCl 2 (c) BF 3 126 REVIEW OF MOLECULAR GEOMETRY...
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