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dmbonu

  • 3 years ago

how can you tell a compound is more polar than another?

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  1. aaronq
    • 3 years ago
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    find the magnitude of the separation of partial charges (dipole moment) read this: https://www.chem.queensu.ca/people/faculty/mombourquette/FirstYrChem/Molecular/dipole/

  2. ANISH95
    • 3 years ago
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    we can look at the compound's solubility in solvents. the idea behind this is: polar compounds are sooluble in polar solvents and non-polar compounds in non-polar or less polar solvents, i guess this point is clear!! u might even use dipole moment measurents tooo

  3. aaronq
    • 3 years ago
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    i think you would run into problems if you used that method, say if you had 2 compounds with very low or very high solubilities.

  4. chmvijay
    • 3 years ago
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    By measuring dipole moment of compound we can tell their polarity

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