Problem: Determine whether the molecule CH2 CHCH3 is polar.

FREE Expert Solution

We’re being asked to determine whether the molecule CH2CHCH3 is polar.


To do so, we first need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Determine the central atom in the molecule.

Step 2: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 3: Draw the Lewis structure for the molecule.

Step 4: Draw dipole arrows for each bond.

Step 5: Determine the polarity of the molecule.


100% (391 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Determine whether the molecule CH2 CHCH3 is polar.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Molecular Polarity concept. You can view video lessons to learn Molecular Polarity. Or if you need more Molecular Polarity practice, you can also practice Molecular Polarity practice problems.