Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 2 - Polar Covalent Bonds; Acids and Bases - Exercises: 63

Answer

In scenario a, there is no dipole moment. In scenario b, there is dipole moment. In scenario c, there is no dipole moment.

Work Step by Step

In scenario a, carbonate ion is planar and symmetrical and it has no dipole moment. In scenario b, diethyl ether has two singular pairs which causes a dipole moment. In scenario c, it is a symmetrical and planar and symmetrical and it has no dipole moment.
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