Dipole arrows

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Cam Bear 2F
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Dipole arrows

Postby Cam Bear 2F » Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:54 pm

In the book, the dipole arrows are drawn with the arrow pointing to the partial positive charge. In my discussion, we had the arrow pointing towards the negative one. Which way should we draw it for the test?

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Re: Dipole arrows

Postby Girija_3E » Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:23 pm

We've also been drawing them from the positive to negative charge in discussion--I would just draw it like that on the test!

Erik Khong 2E
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Re: Dipole arrows

Postby Erik Khong 2E » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:57 pm

I am certain we will be drawing the arrows pointing towards the negative δ. A good rule of thumb is to remember that Lavelle taught us that beginning side of the arrow can be drawn with a "+" symbol to represents that it is δ+.

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