What is a polar bond?

1 Answer
Write your answer here...
Start with a one sentence answer
Then teach the underlying concepts
Don't copy without citing sources
preview
?

Answer

Write a one sentence answer...

Answer:

Explanation

Explain in detail...

Explanation:

I want someone to double check my answer

Describe your changes (optional) 200

1
May 12, 2018

Answer:

A polar bond is a covalent bond where the electron density of the shared electrons is shared unevenly.

Explanation:

In a covalent bond the electron density of electrons belonging to two different atoms is shared between the two atoms.
In a polar covalent bond the electron density of the electrons is shared unevenly creating a positive pole and a negative pole in the the bond.

Like the poles on a magnet the poles on a polar covalent bond create a force of attraction. The force of attraction causes intermolecular "bonding" and bending within the organic molecule.

The poles within the polar covalent bond are created by differences in electronegativity of the the two atoms involved in the the chemical bonding or sharing of the electrons.

A polar covalent bond is a bond that has unequal sharing of the electron density creating both a positive side or pole and a negative side or pole to the bond.

Was this helpful? Let the contributor know!
1500
Impact of this question
65 views around the world
You can reuse this answer
Creative Commons License