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 e


Carbon is more electronegative than Boron, so the dipole moment is towards Carbon.

Work Step by Step

On the Pauling electronegativity scale, the electronegativity of Carbon is 2.5 and Boron is 2.0. Carbon has higher electronegativity than Boron so the dipole moment is towards Carbon.
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