Lone pair arrangement

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Jonghwee Park 1K
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Lone pair arrangement

Postby Jonghwee Park 1K » Sun May 27, 2018 7:52 pm

For the final, do we have to arrange the lone pairs so that they are the farthest away from a lone pair on another atom or can we place it anywhere along the atom?

Michael Park
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Re: Lone pair arrangement

Postby Michael Park » Sun May 27, 2018 7:58 pm

Pretty sure we can put it anywhere, as long as its on the correct atom.

Madison Hacker 1L
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Re: Lone pair arrangement

Postby Madison Hacker 1L » Sun May 27, 2018 9:16 pm

You would just need to arrange them so that present the right amount of lone pairs for the atom, placement is not necessarily an important detail.

Sonia Aronson 1B
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Re: Lone pair arrangement

Postby Sonia Aronson 1B » Sun May 27, 2018 11:28 pm

I wouldn't worry too much about specific placement, I think figuring out which atom the lone pair is supposed to go on in the first place is the part they'll be grading.

Caitlyn Ponce 1L
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Re: Lone pair arrangement

Postby Caitlyn Ponce 1L » Mon May 28, 2018 2:46 am

I remember my TA saying that the arrangement of lone pairs on an atom does not really matter during discussion a few weeks back.


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