CF4 : Carbon (EN = 2.55) goes in the center since carbon is less electronegative than fluorine (EN = 3.98). The Lewis structure for CF4 is:
Specify whether CF4 is polar.
Match the correct word in the left column to the blanks in the sentence on the right.
The C-F bond is ____ and using the Lewis structure the dipole moments sum to ____ dipole moment. Therefore the molecule is ____.
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