Problem: Determine whether each molecule given below is polar or nonpolar:NF3, XeF2, H2S, and CF4.

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Draw the Lewis structure of each:

• least electronegative atom - central atom
• halogens - prefers to have only one bond (when not a central atom)

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Determine whether each molecule given below is polar or nonpolar:

NF3, XeF2, H2S, and CF4.

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