Asked Dec 29, 2019

Why H2O is dipolar whereas BeF2 is not.


Expert Answer

Step 1

The shape of H2O molecule is angular and its hybridisation is sp3 whereas the shape of...

Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Solutions are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered within 1 hour.*

See Solution
*Response times may vary by subject and question.
Tagged in

Chemical bonding

Related Chemistry Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A

Q: Treatment of benzoic acid (C6H5CO2H) with NaOH followed by 1-iodo-3-methylbutane forms H. H has a mo...

A: Click to see the answer


Q: Will an aqueous solution of iron(II) chloride oxidize magnesium metal? If so, write the balanced mol...

A: The chemical reaction between iron (II) chloride and magnesium metal depends upon the reactivity. Th...


Q: Draw all constitutional isomers of molecular formula C3H6Cl2.a. How many signals does each isomer ex...

A: a. The isomers 1,1- dichloropropane and 1, 2- dichloropropane has three non-equivalent protons. Ther...


Q: draw the structure of H3PO2

A: Hyphophosphorous acid is a strong reducing agent.


Q: name the ore of aluminium.

A: Ore: It is a natural occurrence of rock in which minerals are present with economically significant ...


Q: the maximum number of spectral lines in emission hydrogen spectrum is 20. its excited state would be...

A: Spectral lines are the lines present in the continuous spectra. In emission spectra, these lines are...


Q: How do the IR spectra of the isomers cyclopentane and pent-1-ene differ?

A: Click to see the answer


Q: how is ethanol prepared industrially?

A: Ethanol can be prepared from starch by the process of fermentation. In the first step, starch is hyd...


Q: in ancient times iron was heated with leather. Why?

A: In ancient times, fire heated method is used. It leaves an identifying mark by pressing a heated sha...