Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Review - Problems: Problem 1-5 a


Chlorine is more electronegative than carbon, so the dipole moment is towards Chlorine.

Work Step by Step

The electronegativity of Chlorine is 3.2 and Carbon is 2.5. Chlorine has higher electronegativity than Carbon so the dipole moment is towards Chlorine.
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