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Homework Help: organic chemistry

Posted by chelsey on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 4:20pm.

Methanol, CH3OH, contains a C-O bond. In this bond, which of the following best describes the charge on the carbon atom.

a.) -1
b.) +1
c.) uncharged
d.)slightly negative
e.) slightly positive

the answer key says slightly positive but isn't it uncharged? what makes something "slightly" charged?

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