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 j

Answer

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

On the Pauling electronegativity scale, the electronegativity of Chlorine is 3.2 and Boron is 2.0. Chlorine has higher electronegativity than Boron so the dipole moment is towards Chlorine.
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