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Solution: When the electron cloud of a molecule is easily distorted, the molecule has a high _____________.(A) polarity (B) polarizability (C) dipole moment (D) van der Waals radius

Problem

When the electron cloud of a molecule is easily distorted, the molecule has a high _____________.

(A) polarity 

(B) polarizability 

(C) dipole moment 

(D) van der Waals radius

Solution

The electron cloud is the region around the nucleus where electrons are most likely to be found.


When the electron cloud of a molecule is easily distorted, the molecule has a high

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