Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:34 pm
How are CH2Cl2 and SF4 polar when their dipole moments cancel in their Lewis structures?
Created by Dr. Laurence Lavelle
VLi_1L wrote:Although CH2Cl2 is symmetrical, the differing polarities of the C–H and C–Cl bonds means the effect of the polar bonds is not cancelled, so the molecule is polar
SF4 has 4 bonds with one lone pair which makes it polar.