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Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 11:00 pm
Which effects dipole more radius size or ionization ? Or do these factors not effect dipole ? Only electronegativity effects dipole ?
-Jimmy Lira 1g
Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 11:32 pm
I don't believe atomic radius affects dipole moments ( or we haven't talked about it). To my understanding it affects polarization more so. Ionization energy is a contributing factor in calculating an element's electronegativity and electronegativity affects what molecules can create dipole bonds/moments. For instance a chlorine atom ( highly electronegative) would pull on the the electrons of a sodium atom ( less electronegative).
Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 11:49 pm
Yes I agree electronegativity is what affects dipole moments more
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 12:00 am
When we draw the arrow, does the arrow point towards the atom that is more electronegative? for instance does the arrow point towards the partially negative atom?
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 4:08 pm
Yes, the arrow would go towards the more EN atom.
an example would be H2O, since O is more EN than H the arrow will point towards O