Problem: Is the compound NH2- polar or nonpolar? Why or why not?

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We are being asked to determine the polarity of NH2-


To do so, we first 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: Determine the polarity of the molecule.


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Is the compound NH2- polar or nonpolar? Why or why not?

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