Problem: Of the molecules AlCl3 and AlBr3, which has bonds that are more polar?a. AlCl3b. AlBr3

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• Polar: electronegativity difference must be greater than 0.5

• Non-polar: electronegativity difference must be less than 0.5


The higher the electronegativity difference, the more polar a bond is.


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Of the molecules AlCl3 and AlBr3, which has bonds that are more polar?

a. AlCl3
b. AlBr3

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