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Ruiting Jia 4D
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Hi! Which elements follow the expanded octet structures, and what are the other octet exceptions that we have to know?
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Everything including Al and afterwards can have an expanded octet since they can access the 4s and 3d orbitals.
Jonathan Cheng 3C
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Hydrogen and Helium also only need 2 electrons to satisfy their valence shells
Claire Aseremo 1D
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At the 4:30 review session, the TA mentioned that S, P, and Cl are exceptions and can have expanded octets.
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