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: 34

Answer

Methanol, has a substantial dipole moment even though carbon and sulfur have the same electromagnetism. The reason behind this is the presence of singular pair electrons on sulfur.

Work Step by Step

See explanation in the answer above, as this answer requires you to examine the molecule CH3SH (Methanol)
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