A diatomic molecule has a dipole moment of 1.2D if the bond length is 1.0 x 10^-8 cm, what fraction of charge does exist on each atom?

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Please find below the solution to the asked query: 

Dipole moment is calculated by the following formula:

μ = q ×× lwhere μ is dipole moment = 1.2 D = 1.2 × 3.336 × 10-30 Cmq is magnitude of chargel is distance between charges or bond length = 1× 10-8 cm or 1 × 10-10 m

q =1.2 × 3.336 ×10-301×10-10q = 4×10-20 Cfraction of charge = 4 ×10-201.6 × 10-19= 0.25

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