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Postby Sophia Dinh 1D » Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:05 pm

When and why do dipoles occur?

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Re: Dipoles

Postby haileyramsey-1c » Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:45 pm

Dipole moments happen when there is a difference in charge due to an unequal sharing of electrons between atoms within a molecule. This causes one part of the molecule to become slightly negative and the other slightly positive. They from due to attractions between other molecules.

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Re: Dipoles

Postby EricZhao3G » Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:50 pm

Dipoles occur from the difference in electronegativity between 2 ions causing an unequal sharing of electrons. The dipole moment measures the polarity of the molecule.

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