Problem: Consider the following moleculesI. BCl3        II. CHBr3 (C is the central atom)      III. Cl2        IV. XeBr2          V. COThese molecules have a zero net dipole moment (nonplolar)III, VIII, IV, VI, III, IVI, III, IV, VINone of them 

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Consider the following molecules

I. BCl3        II. CHBr3 (C is the central atom)      III. Cl2        IV. XeBr2          V. CO

These molecules have a zero net dipole moment (nonplolar)

  1. III, V
  2. III, IV, V
  3. I, III, IV
  4. I, III, IV, VI
  5. None of them 

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