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  • one year ago

Which molecule has a polar bond, but is nonpolar in nature? H2O CCl4 NH3 CHCl2 HCl

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  1. anonymous
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    @photon336 think you can help ?

  2. Photon336
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    Absolutely, i believe it's CCl4 and here's my explanation as to why. if you look at the structure C-Cl is obviously polar because of the electronegativity difference. However if we draw out the molecule we find that the dipoles cancel and thus the molecule becomes non-polar. So remember, sometimes you have a molecule that has polar bonds but isn't polar and thats's because the dipoles cancel.

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    thank you ! @Photon336

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