Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
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Chapter 1 - Introduction and Review - Problems - Page 11: Problem 1-5 c


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

Work Step by Step

On the Pauling electronegativity scale, the electronegativity of Nitrogen is 3.0 and Carbon is 2.5. Nitrogen has higher electronegativity than Carbon so the dipole moment is towards Nitrogen.
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