Lone pairs & dipoles

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Shivangi_2J
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Lone pairs & dipoles

Postby Shivangi_2J » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:50 am

do lone pairs directly cause a dipole moment? or do they only affect the shape of the molecule which can affect the dipole moment?

Daniel Lai
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Re: Lone pairs & dipoles

Postby Daniel Lai » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:46 pm

They mainly affect the shape since lone pairs do not have polar properties.


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