3.39b 6th edition

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Lina Petrossian 1D
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3.39b 6th edition

Postby Lina Petrossian 1D » Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:23 pm

3.39 Write the complete Lewis structure for each of the following compounds: (a) ammonium chloride; (b) potassium phosphide; (c) sodium hypochlorite.

For part b, how do we format the lewis structure? Can we write 3K+ or do we have to write 3 separate K+'s?

Adrian C 1D
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Re: 3.39b 6th edition

Postby Adrian C 1D » Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:19 pm

For the lewis structure, you would need to draw three individual potassium atoms.

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Re: 3.39b 6th edition

Postby katherinemurk 2B » Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:39 pm

Potassium and Phosphorus have a high difference in electronegativity so they have more ionic so they are not covalently bonded so the Potassium atoms are separate.

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