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Postby Alvaro Chumpitaz 4D » Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:02 pm

Are all hydrocarbons nonpolar?

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Re: Hydrocarbons

Postby Khushboo_3D » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:15 pm

Not really, the example that Doctor Lavelle gave in class of dichloro-ethane. In this case, the cis-dichloroethane will be polar since the dipole moments do not cancel. However, in case of trans-dichloroethane- it is non-polar since the dipole moments cancel each other.

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