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Chapter 5, Problem 12E
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What is the difference between a polar and a nonpolar bond? What is the difference between a polar and nonpolar molecule?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The difference between a polar and a non-polar bond and difference between a polar molecule and a nonpolar molecule are to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Dipole moment is the result of uneven electron pair sharing.

The magnitude of the dipole moment is dependent on the electronegativity difference between the two atoms.

Explanation of Solution

In a polar bond, the electronegativities of the two atoms are different, resulting a partial positive charge on the less electronegative atom and a partial negative charge on the more electronegative atom.

A nonpolar bond does not have charge separation; the electron pair is equall...

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