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The main difference between polar molecules and nonpolar molecules lies in the arrangement of atoms in the molecule. Additionally, polar molecules have an electrical field charge, while nonpolar molecules do not possess ... More »

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In nonpolar covalent bonds, electrons are shared equally by both members of the bond, but they are shared unequally in polar covalent bonds. Polar covalent bonds occur when there is a difference in electronegativity, or ... More »

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Classification of a bond as polar, nonpolar or ionic depends on its electronegativity difference. The electronegativity difference is obtained by calculating the difference between the electronegativity values of the ato... More »

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A crystalline liquid or solid has a crystal structure composed of a repeating unit cell, which is a particular arrangement of atoms. This repeating unit cell is also called the crystal lattice. More »

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