Why is the net dipole moment of carbon dioxide equal to zero? And what is the partial charge of carbon in co2? Is it +2 because it forms two polar bonds or if they cancel the effect of each other due to their linear stereo structure then is it +1? What is the relation between being linear and having +1 partial charge? (my book says it have +1 and I couldn't understand why as I believe it is +2 because it forms 2 polar bonds so it has +1 from each oxygen atom)


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