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Activity: The Polarity of Water
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As can be seen in the illustration on page 1 of the activity titled "The Polarity of Water" a water molecule is joined to four other water moleculesby hydrogen bonds.
The unequal sharing of electrons within a water molecule makes the water molecule _____. ANSWER:
The electrons spend more time with the oxygen of the water molecule than with the hydrogens of water. Thus, the oxygen has a net negativecharge and the hydrogens have a net positive charge.
The tendency of an atom to pull electrons toward itself is referred to as its _____. ANSWER:
Biol 1002 - Spring 2013
Chapters 3 & 4
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