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by Stefani Qonsul
Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:16 am
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: lone pairs causing shape to be bent
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Re: lone pairs causing shape to be bent

As mentioned in step 4 of predicting molecular shape in the textbook, the molecule can distort so that lone pairs are as far apart from one another and from bonding pairs as possible.
by Stefani Qonsul
Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:56 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: bond angles
Replies: 2
Views: 344

bond angles

How do you determine a bond angle? For example, on page 110 of the textbook, it provides the example of Beryllium chloride of having bond angles of 180, and the shape is linear. That makes sense to me, since the atoms are on opposite sides. However, a tetrahedral arrangement, as seen in Methane, has...
by Stefani Qonsul
Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
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Views: 1404296

Re: Chemistry Jokes

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