Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

bmelyk

  • 3 years ago

is naphthalene non-polar?

  • This Question is Closed
  1. AvengerVirus
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    C - H atoms show an electronegativity difference of 0.4, thus this is treated as slightly polar bond. But concerning the structure of naphthalene (two benzene rings), it is a very stable molecule and won't dissolve easily in water - thus it behaves mostly nonpolar.

  2. bmelyk
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    compared to 2-naphthol, which has the stronger dispersion force?

  3. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy