Problem: Write “non-polar”, “polar aprotic”, or “polar protic” to describe each of the following solvents: 

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We’re being asked to classify as non-polar, polar aprotic, and polar protic the given solvents: isopropanol, toluene, tetrahydrofuran.



Recall that the types of solvents are:

nonpolar: has no net dipole (hydrocarbons)

• polar aprotic: has a net dipole and cannot display hydrogen bonding

• polar protic: has a net dipole and displays hydrogen bonding


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Write “non-polar”, “polar aprotic”, or “polar protic” to describe each of the following solvents: 

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