Lone electrons and polarity

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sarahtang4B
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Lone electrons and polarity

Postby sarahtang4B » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:28 pm

How do lone pairs of electrons affect the polarity of a molecule?

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Re: Lone electrons and polarity

Postby MichelleRamirez_2F » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:30 pm

I don't think that lone pairs affect the polarity of an atom. Instead its electronegativity and the atomic radius would affect how likely it would be able for its electron cloud to be distorted.


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