Octet exceptions

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Octet exceptions

Postby Orly Termeie 3I » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:23 am

Is Bromine an exception to the octet rule? Can Bromine have an expanded octet? Thanks!

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Re: Octet exceptions

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:40 am

Yes, any halogen EXCEPT fluorine can have expanded octet.

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Re: Octet exceptions

Postby MattDavid1d » Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:44 pm

Only elements that have access to the d-orbital electrons are able to have expanded octets

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