Part A. We are asked to determine the atom is the negative pole in FI.
The give molecule is FI.
In the molecule FI, which atom is the negative pole?
Of the molecules PF3 and PCI3, which has bonds that are more polar?
All three of the phosphorus-fluorine single bonds in PF3 are polar. In which direction should the polarity arrows point?
a) to the right
b) to the left
c) toward the central phosphorus atom
d) away from the central phosphorus atom
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