Problem: The Lewis structure for allene is shown in the diagram.Does it have a nonzero dipole moment?

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We’re being asked to identify if the compound has a nonzero dipole moment


Recall that dipole moment refers to the electronegativity difference in a bond/molecule


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The Lewis structure for allene is shown in the diagram.

Does it have a nonzero dipole moment?

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