Octet Exceptions

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Haley Dveirin 1E
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Octet Exceptions

Postby Haley Dveirin 1E » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:42 pm

How do we know which elements/when they can have more than 8 valence electrons?

claribel charway 1I
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Re: Octet Exceptions

Postby claribel charway 1I » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:43 pm

It has to be from period 3 onward

Ethan Lam 4A
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Re: Octet Exceptions

Postby Ethan Lam 4A » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:45 pm

Elements that have more than 8 electrons can access the d-orbital.

Michelle Xie 2B
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Re: Octet Exceptions

Postby Michelle Xie 2B » Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:27 pm

The element needs to have a d orbital, so only those from n=3 and greater.


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