Problem: For each bond, show the direction of polarity by selecting the correct partial charges.Ge-AsGe-BrBr-AsThe most polar bond is

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Show the direction of polarity by selecting the correct partial charges.


(A.) δ+Ge  -  Asδ-

Ge → electronegativity = 2.01

As → electronegativity = 2.18

Difference: 0.17

As is partially negative since it is more electronegative. Ge becomes partially positive.



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For each bond, show the direction of polarity by selecting the correct partial charges.


Ge-As


Ge-Br


Br-As


The most polar bond is

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