Physical Chemistry : Bond Strength and Polarity

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Molecules

Which of the following molecules does not contain polar bonds? 

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Correct answer:


Polar bonds form between all atoms of different electronegativity. Bromine is a diatomic molecule and thus both atoms of bromine have the same electronegativity. This bond between bromine is perfectly nonpolar, meaning that both atoms share the electron density equally.

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