How can I identify dipoles in molecules?
You look for electronegativity differences between the atoms that are bonded to each other.
A bond dipole depends on electronegativity differences (
This causes the electrons in the bond to spend more time around one atom than the other.
For example, in
We indicate a bond dipole by an arrow with a "+" at one end and pointing towards the negative end of the bond.
Identify the bond dipoles on chloromethane,
The structure of chloromethane is