# Chapter 2 - Structure and Properties of Organic Molecules - Problems: Problem 2-12 a

0.41 electron charge

#### Work Step by Step

bond dipole moment (in debyes) = 4.8 $\times$ electron charge $\times$ distance between the charges (in angstroms) Thus, 2.4D = 4.8 $\times$ electron charge $\times$ 1.23Å = $\frac{2.4D}{4.8\times 1.23Å }$ = 0.41 electron charge.

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