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Expanded Octet

Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 10:33 pm
by Jasmine Emtage-1J
How many extra electrons can atom with an expanded octet take on? Can it take on 10 extra because that's how many can fit in the d orbital?

Re: Expanded Octet

Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 10:35 pm
by Chem_Mod
It can take up to 10 more if needed since d-orbitals are what is responsible for the expanded octet exception.

Re: Expanded Octet

Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 9:44 pm
by Tarek Abushamma
Are there any cases where all 10 extra are taken up?