Shweta thakur Asked a Question
January 15, 2021 1:18 pmpts 30 pts
why the dipole moment of phenol is less than methanop
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  • Suman Kumar
    see
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  • Amol
    In phenol, C−O bond is less polar due to the electron-withdrawing effect of benzene ring whereas, in methanol, C−O bond is more polar due to electron-releasing effect of −CH 3 gr...
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  • Priyanshu kumar Best Answer
    In phenol, there is double bond character between C—O bond and there is +ve charge on oxygen due to electron withdrawing benzene ring, therefore, dipole moment is less whereas in m...
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    Shweta thakur
    dipole moment depends on polarity