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test 2 #6

Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:25 am
by NHolmes3L
why is CH2F2 polar?

Re: test 2 #6

Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:32 am
by Reina Robles 2B
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!

Re: test 2 #6

Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:48 am
by EvaLi_3J
Professor said in class that only when all the surrounding atoms are the same, would the tetrahedral molecules be non-polar.