Polar and Non-Polar Molecules in Chemistry
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Polar and Non-Polar Molecules in Chemistry

Explore the concepts of polar and non-polar molecules in chemistry. Understand the definition, characteristics, and examples of polar molecules, as well as their significance in chemical interactions.

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What key characteristic distinguishes polar molecules from non-polar molecules?

Asymmetry in distribution of atoms

Which factor contributes significantly to the polarity of a molecule?

Uneven distribution of electrons

Which molecule is an example of a non-polar molecule?

Methane (CH₄)

What type of interactions do polar molecules exhibit due to their polarity?

<p>Hydrogen bonding</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why do polar molecules tend to dissolve in other polar substances?

<p>Attraction due to dipole-dipole interactions</p> Signup and view all the answers

In non-polar molecules, what results in the overall absence of a dipole moment?

<p>Symmetric arrangement of atoms</p> Signup and view all the answers

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