Dipole moments

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Kyle Thorin
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Dipole moments

Postby Kyle Thorin » Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:18 pm

In which direction do you draw the dipole moments for the test. Towards the more negative partial charge or towards the more positive partial charge?

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Re: Dipole moments

Postby Benjamin Feng 1B » Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:25 pm

I think Dr. Lavelle mentioned we would be using convention, which is drawing it towards the negative charge.

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Re: Dipole moments

Postby Christineg1G » Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:55 pm

Dipole moments will be drawn with the arrow pointing towards the partial negative element, rather than the partial positive.

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Re: Dipole moments

Postby pmokh14B » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:18 pm

From the positive to the negative charge. Within a bond, not the entire molecule.

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Re: Dipole moments

Postby xenamclean_1G » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:26 pm

Draw it with the arrow pointing towards the negative rather than the positive.

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