Polarity in Trigonal bipyramidal structures

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Polarity in Trigonal bipyramidal structures

Postby 005199750 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:56 pm

Why do dipole moments cancel out in Trigonal bipyramidal structures?

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Re: Polarity in Trigonal bipyramidal structures

Postby Tyler Vu 4I » Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:19 am

Trigonal bipyramidal is a very symmetrical shape so individual dipole-dipole moments cancel and there is no net dipole moment.


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