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 - Problem: 31

Answer

Dipole moment = 6.59 D The percentage of ionic character = 16.38% Examine my math below and notice that it is in scientific notation.

Work Step by Step

Dipole moment = 1.6 x 10^-19 x 136 x 10^-12 / 3.3 x 10^ -30 = 6.59D Percentage of ionic character = 1.08 D X 100 / 6.59 D = 16.38%
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