What are examples of a #"polar, aprotic solvent"#?

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Apr 30, 2017

Answer:

Some examples are #"methylene chloride"#, #"diethyl ether"#, #"chloroform......."#

Explanation:

A polar aprotic solvent is a molecule with significant charge separation (hence a #"polar solvent"#) that can be used as a solvent, which does undergo any acid-base equilibrium. And thus water and hydrogen fluoride, while they are certainly polar molecules, do not fall under this umbrella because they are protic, and readily exchange #H^+# in their solutions.