Octet rule.

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405404782 Gabriel Rigole 4F
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Octet rule.

Postby 405404782 Gabriel Rigole 4F » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:05 pm

What are some octet rule exceptions?

Lauren Haight 1E
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Re: Octet rule.

Postby Lauren Haight 1E » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:17 pm

P-block elements starting at row 3 and below can have an expanded octet, meaning they can have more than 8 electrons in their outer shell.

Kevin Antony 2B
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Re: Octet rule.

Postby Kevin Antony 2B » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:18 pm

H, He, Li, Be, B, and Al I believe will never have a full octet. Additionally, some elements like Si, P, S, and Cl can have expanded octets.


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