What dose it mean to describe water molecules as…

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  1. Nikitka

    Nikitka New Member

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    What dose it mean to describe water molecules as being polar?
     
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    Water is a "polar" molecule, meaning that there us an uneven distribution of electron density. Water has a partial negative charge (-) near the oxygen atom due the unshared pairs of electron, and partial positive charges (+) near the hydrogen atoms. Is that better?
     

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