Recall: We can determine if a bond is ionic, polar, or non-polar based on the electronegativity difference (ΔEN) of the atoms comprising the bond.
Is the CH4 a polar or non-polar bond? What about the molecule as a whole? Is that molecule CH4 a polar or non-polar?
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