Number of Bonds

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Lauren Wong 3K
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Number of Bonds

Postby Lauren Wong 3K » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:43 pm

How many bonds can each one of these have: N and C?

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Number of bonds

Postby JELCI_BARRAZA_1C » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:48 pm

Why is it important to know the number of bonds to understand VSEPR?

Shushanna S 3F
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Re: Number of Bonds

Postby Shushanna S 3F » Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:06 pm

@Lauren: Nitrogen usually makes 3 bonds and carbon usually makes 4 bonds.

@JELCI: Knowing the number of bonds an atom tends to make helps with the placement of atoms in more complex molecules and is usually a result of the number and arrangement of valence electrons of the atom.

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