Problem: Which formula represents a nonpolar molecule?a. NH3b. H2Sc. CH4d. HCl

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The question asks us to choose the molecule that is not polar. Now we take a look at each one. 

a. NH3

We draw the Lewis structure first to see it's characteristics to know whether it is polar or not. 

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Which formula represents a nonpolar molecule?

a. NH3

b. H2S

c. CH4

d. HCl

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