All bond angles

(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)

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veneziaramirez 3I
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All bond angles

Postby veneziaramirez 3I » Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:50 am

Do we have to memorize all bond angles within each shape?

Emily Duggan 1F
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Re: All bond angles

Postby Emily Duggan 1F » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:12 pm

I believe so because knowing the bond angles makes it easier to understand the shape of the molecule. Also within the molecule most of the bond angles are repeated in the structure so it's not too complicated.

Rain Taganas 1J
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Re: All bond angles

Postby Rain Taganas 1J » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:28 pm

Absolutely you should. Knowing the bond angles will allow you to easily memorize certain shapes of molecules.

Curtis Wong 2D
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Re: All bond angles

Postby Curtis Wong 2D » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:41 pm

We can't be certain of the exact bond angles of every shape of the molecules, because sometimes lone pairs affect it. So, I simply would recommend memorizing the angles of molecules where they're symmetrical or stated in the book, and memorize how lone pairs affect the angles.

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