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dmbonu
 3 years ago
how can you tell a compound is more polar than another?
dmbonu
 3 years ago
how can you tell a compound is more polar than another?

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aaronq
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0find the magnitude of the separation of partial charges (dipole moment) read this: https://www.chem.queensu.ca/people/faculty/mombourquette/FirstYrChem/Molecular/dipole/

ANISH95
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we can look at the compound's solubility in solvents. the idea behind this is: polar compounds are sooluble in polar solvents and nonpolar compounds in nonpolar or less polar solvents, i guess this point is clear!! u might even use dipole moment measurents tooo

aaronq
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think you would run into problems if you used that method, say if you had 2 compounds with very low or very high solubilities.

chmvijay
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0By measuring dipole moment of compound we can tell their polarity
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