Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Review - Problems: Problem 1-5 a

Answer

Chlorine is more electronegative than carbon, so the dipole moment is towards Chlorine.
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Work Step by Step

The electronegativity of Chlorine is 3.2 and Carbon is 2.5. Chlorine has higher electronegativity than Carbon so the dipole moment is towards Chlorine.
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