(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)
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What molecular shape does NO have? N as the central atom has one bonded atom and one "lone pair", that is a single unpaired electron. Is this considered linear? And is it nonpolar since the difference if electronegativity is small?
NO is a linear shaped molecule and it's polar because it's not a diatomic molecule and there is a difference in the electronegativity values of those atoms. the difference between N and O is 0.5 which makes it polar too.
NO would have a linear shape since there are only 2 regions of electron density. It would also be polar since there's a difference in electronegativity between the N and O atoms. This would lead to a partial negative charge for the O leading to the molecule being polar.
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