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Problem: Assume the the charge on the lithium fluoride molecule was determined to be 0.654 of an electron based on its' measured dipole moment ( μ = 6.33 D). What would the bond length of LiF have to be for the charge to be exactly 1 electron?   (1 e = 1.60 X 10-19 C; 1 D = 3.34 X10 -30 C m).

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Assume the the charge on the lithium fluoride molecule was determined to be 0.654 of an electron based on its' measured dipole moment ( μ = 6.33 D). What would the bond length of LiF have to be for the charge to be exactly 1 electron?  

(1 e = 1.60 X 10-19 C; 1 D = 3.34 X10 -30 C m).

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