Bent molecules

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

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Bent molecules

Postby AMahadi » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:23 pm

Are all bent molecules polar? If so, why?

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Re: Bent molecules

Postby Lilyana Villa 3L » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:27 pm

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.

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