## Can polar molecules be more polar than another?

Jorja De Jesus 2C
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### Can polar molecules be more polar than another?

How can you tell if they are more polar than another?

Jason Wu 1E
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### Re: Can polar molecules be more polar than another?

Technically, yes, polar molecules can be more polar than another because the net dipole moments of a molecule can have a greater magnitude than another molecule. I don't think we need to calculate which molecule is more polar than another though.

Louise Lin 2B
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### Re: Can polar molecules be more polar than another?

Yes, polar molecules can be more polar than another. You can tell when you look at the difference in electronegativity of the atoms in the molecules.

Edmund Zhi 2B
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### Re: Can polar molecules be more polar than another?

Molecules are more polar than other molecules when the differences in electronegativity are greater. For example, C-H is a less polar bond than O-H.

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### Re: Can polar molecules be more polar than another?

Yes, certain polar molecules can be more polar than others depending on the electronegativity difference between the molecules. HF, for example, is a very polar molecule.

gabbymaraziti
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### Re: Can polar molecules be more polar than another?

Yes, some polar molecules can be more polar than another. This is related to the molecule's differences in electronegativity as well as their symmetry.