Homework 4.23

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Yang Chen 2E
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Homework 4.23

Postby Yang Chen 2E » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:28 pm

Just to be clear, the lewis structure of OSbCl3 contains and expanded octet for Sb right? The answer key labels the Sb with a normal octet.

Curtis Tam 1J
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Re: Homework 4.23

Postby Curtis Tam 1J » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:53 pm

Yes, it just wanted to emphasize that even if you changed the single bond between the oxygen and the Sb to a double bond, the shape would not change.

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