SO2 and CO2 are triatomic molecules. Compare their dipole moment. Justify your answer.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Jun, 2016, 02:43: PM

Expert Answer:

The dipole moment of CO2 is zero due to its linear structure. But the dipole moment of SO2 is more than 0 because of its bent shape.

Answered by  | 13th Jun, 2016, 04:43: PM