Problem: Which compound would be expected to have the largest dipole moment? a) CO2 (linear) b) SO2 (bent) c) BF3 (trigonal planar) d) CF4 (tetrahedral)

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Which compound would be expected to have the largest dipole moment?

a) CO2 (linear)

b) SO2 (bent)

c) BF3 (trigonal planar)

d) CF4 (tetrahedral)

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