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

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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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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

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