Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 10 - Sections 10.1-10.8 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 47


The polar bonds cancel each other's opposing effects, with a net nonpolar effect.

Work Step by Step

CO$_2$ is a linear molecule, and the dipoles are opposite each other. CCl$_4$ is tetrahedral, and its four dipoles also oppose each other.
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