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Bent molecules

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:23 pm
by AMahadi
Are all bent molecules polar? If so, why?

Re: Bent molecules

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:27 pm
by Lilyana Villa 3L
All molecules with a bent shape are polar because even though the dipole moments of the two bonded atoms go towards the bonded atoms and not the central, it doesn't cancel because the bonded atoms are not opposite one another.