Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 22 - Hydrocarbon Compounds - 22 Assessment: 41

Answer

Alkane molecules are largely nonpolar because Carbon-Carbon bonds are entirely nonpolar and carbon-hydrogen bonds are only weakly polar.

Work Step by Step

Alkane molecules are largely nonpolar because Carbon-Carbon bonds are entirely nonpolar and carbon-hydrogen bonds are only weakly polar.
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