(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)

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Amina Durrani 3G
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Postby Amina Durrani 3G » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:31 pm

Why is part d polar? Do lone pairs cause dipole moments?

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Re: 2E.25

Postby Goyama_2A » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:40 pm

The lone pair causes the S-F bonds to not be directly symmetrical from one another and therefore their dipole moments don’t cancel out.

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Re: 2E.25

Postby Haley Fredricks 1B » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:41 pm

Lone pairs cause molecules to be polar because they have a strong negative presence and are usually not cancelled out by a symmetric pull in the other direction.

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