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Write the Lewis structure for OCCl2 (carbon is central)

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 97P

PROBLEM 97P

Write the Lewis structure for OCCl2 (carbon is central) and determine whether the molecule is polar. Draw the three-dimensional structure of the molecule.

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Solution 97P

lewis structure:

                                  O::C:CL

                                        :

                                        CL

COCl2 is a polar molecule because the dipole between the carbon and the chlorine atoms is not equal to the dipole between the carbon and oxygen atoms.

Molecules are only non-polar if they contain no polar bonds or if the partial charges cancel out each other.

To determine if a molecule is polar, it is important to first analyze all the bonds.

In COCl2 all three of the bonds have dipoles because the electronegativity of oxygen,...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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