Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:58 pm
why is SO2 polar?
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:09 pm
SO2 has a region of unequal sharing, in which when you draw the VESPR model of it, you see that where the lone pairs are there is a bent shape that is less electronegative. Therefore, the oxygens at the bottom are more negative making SO2 a polar molecule.