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Polarity of Square Planar Complexes: Cis Isomer

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Which of the following diagrams BEST describes the dipole moment of a square planar complex with cis geometry?

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A

Sketch A.

B

Sketch B.

C

Sketch C.

D

None of these illustrate the dipole moment because the cis form is non-polar. Being non-polar, it has no dipole moment.