test 2 #6

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NHolmes3L
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test 2 #6

Postby NHolmes3L » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:25 am

why is CH2F2 polar?

Reina Robles 2B
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Re: test 2 #6

Postby Reina Robles 2B » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:32 am

Unless all the atoms are the same, tetrahedrals are always polar. CH2F2 looks flat on paper, but its 3D structure shows that it's not.

I hope this helps!

EvaLi_3J
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Re: test 2 #6

Postby EvaLi_3J » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:48 am

Professor said in class that only when all the surrounding atoms are the same, would the tetrahedral molecules be non-polar.


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