what are polar covalent compounds?

Asked by Ashish nandal | 2nd Feb, 2014, 04:00: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Covalent compounds are said to be polar when shared pair of electrons are unequally distributed between the two atoms.
  • In polar covalent compounds charge separation takes place and the atom which attracts electrons more strongly develops a slight negative charge.

                 Examples: H2O, NH3, HCl, SO2 , H2S

Answered by  | 3rd Apr, 2014, 10:11: AM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.