Problem: Which of the following molecules is not a polar molecule?a. NH3b. H2C=CCl2c. H2Sd. BF3e. they are all polar

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We are asked which of the following molecules is not a polar molecule.


To do so, we first need to draw a Lewis structures

For this, we 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: Check the dipoles


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Problem Details

Which of the following molecules is not a polar molecule?

a. NH3

b. H2C=CCl2

c. H2S

d. BF3

e. they are all polar

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