lone pairs

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lone pairs

Postby 204929947 » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:19 pm

So the more lone pairs you have, the more tight the molecule it is?

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Re: lone pairs

Postby Dennisse Diaz 1D » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:36 pm

As simple as The lone pairs are localized on the central atom. The lone pairs electrons in a molecule occupy more space as compared to the bonding pairs of electrons. This results in greater repulsion b/w lone pairs of electrons as compared to lone pair-bond pair and bond pair-bond pair repulsion.

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Re: lone pairs

Postby kellyz_1C » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:33 pm

not sure what you mean by this question. lone pairs take up more space than regular bonds and are found on the central atom.


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