Lavelle Lecture 11/6

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Lavelle Lecture 11/6

Postby Isis_DW_3G » Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:04 pm

In today's lecture, when discussing the correction of the covalent model, Dr. Lavelle used the term "Atom with closer e- pair."
Does anyone know what he means by "closer e- pair?"
Thank you!

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Re: Lavelle Lecture 11/6

Postby Ethan Laureano 3H » Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:11 pm

When Lavelle says this, he is referring to the unequal sharing of electrons. If you look at models (search up polar covalent bonds) depicting this, you can see electrons closer to one atom than the other. This results in a negative dipole.

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Re: Lavelle Lecture 11/6

Postby Ellison Gonzales 1H » Sun Nov 08, 2020 7:42 pm

In his lecture, he also talked about charge density. Is that the same thing as its pulling ability?

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