Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 11 - Questions and Problems - Page 522: 11.3


Temporary dipole vs permanent dipole

Work Step by Step

A temporary dipole is created when the electrons coincidentally makes a shape with a difference in charge. A permanent dipole is one the atoms in a molecule differ in charge, and thus the molecular will always be polar.
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