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Polarity of Aromatic Compounds

  1. Jul 18, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I just wanted to check which is more polar: methyl benzoate or methyl m-nitrobenzoate.

    2. Relevant equations

    See below.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    The nitrobenzoate is more polar because it has more electronegative atoms bonded to a carbon, so there is a greater electronegativity difference?

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  3. Jul 18, 2007 #2


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    That sounds reasonable.
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