Chemistry Question #1603
julie, a 16 year old female from Soledad asks on October 4, 2003,
What is the polar nature of water?
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answered on October 5, 2003
This is the idea that water molecules have a positive and negative end, kind of like a battery. This is caused because the water molecule is bent in such a way that the Oxygen end is negative and H ends are positive. The molecule looks like H-O-H, but the H's bend down a bit. You can see a picture at London South Bank University.
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