Carbon dioxide is non-polar while water is polar. What conclusion do you draw about their structures from this?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Aug, 2014, 09:44: AM

Expert Answer:

CO2 is linear, bond moments are equal and opposite, so net dipole moment is zero whereas Water is a bent molecule, and has a net dipole moment.

Answered by  | 13th Aug, 2014, 11:44: AM