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Solution: Which statement is true about the polarity of HCN, which has a structure of H-C≡N:?(Hint: The electronegativities of H, C, and N are 2.1, 2.5, and 3.0, respectively.)a. The carbon-nitrogen bond in HCN

Problem

Which statement is true about the polarity of HCN, which has a structure of H-C≡N:?

(Hint: The electronegativities of H, C, and N are 2.1, 2.5, and 3.0, respectively.)

a. The carbon-nitrogen bond in HCN is a polar-covalent bond

b. Both bonds in HCN are nonpolar covalent bonds

c. The total molecular dipole moment in HCN points towards the H atom

d. Statements a and c are correct

e. Statements b and c are correct