Problem: True or False. Indicate if the statement is true or false. If false, change one or more of the underlined words to make the statement true.Glycine, an amino acid used to make proteins, is a nonpolar compound that is insoluble in water.

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We are asked to indicate if the statement is true or false. If false, change one or more of the underlined words to make the statement true.


Glycine, an amino acid used to make proteins, is a nonpolar compound that is insoluble in water.



We can see that the structure is not symmetrical. 

  • Lone pairs on O and N causes dipoles. 
  • Being not symmetrical, there would be net dipoles. 
  • Glycine is polar. 


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True or False. Indicate if the statement is true or false. If false, change one or more of the underlined words to make the statement true.

Glycine, an amino acid used to make proteins, is a nonpolar compound that is insoluble in water.