Problem: Does SCl2 have a dipole moment?

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We’re being asked if SClhas dipole moment.

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.

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Does SCl2 have a dipole moment?