Boron and Aluminum

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Matia Kim 1B
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Boron and Aluminum

Postby Matia Kim 1B » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:53 pm

Why are these two given exceptions for the Octet rule? Is it only these two?

Josephine Chan 1B
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Re: Boron and Aluminum

Postby Josephine Chan 1B » Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:09 pm

In class he said that hydrogen, helium, lithium, and beryllium are exceptions as well

005113695
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Re: Boron and Aluminum

Postby 005113695 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:13 pm

Boron is electron deficient, and usually only makes three covalent bonds. This means that it only has 6 valence electrons.


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