Problem: Predict which molecules are polar. Select all that apply. a) AsF3 b) CF4 c) IOF5 d) CH2Cl2

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a. AsF3

As → Group 5A → 5 valence e- → bonding preference = 3 → least electronegative → central atom

F → Group 7A → 7 valence e- → bonding preference = 1

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Predict which molecules are polar. Select all that apply. 

a) AsF

b) CF

c) IOF

d) CH2Cl2

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