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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

CO2 has got dipole moment of zero why?

The structure of CO2is this is a highly symmetrical structure with a plane of symmetry passing through the carbon. The bond dipole of C–O is directed towards oxygen as it is the negative end. Here two equal dipoles acting in opposite direction cancel each other and therefore the dipole moment is zero.


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