VSEPR Drawing

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Maria Trujillo 1L
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VSEPR Drawing

Postby Maria Trujillo 1L » Sun May 27, 2018 10:15 pm

Will we need to know how to draw the VSEPR geometric shape in the official way or do we just need to know the bond angles?

Eugene Chung 1G
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Re: VSEPR Drawing

Postby Eugene Chung 1G » Sun May 27, 2018 11:19 pm

I'm pretty sure in the lecture professor lavelle told us that he would not ask us to draw the shapes on the tests because it is hard to grade.

Dennisse Diaz 1D
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Re: VSEPR Drawing

Postby Dennisse Diaz 1D » Mon May 28, 2018 3:18 pm

You should know what the model looks like for you own self knowledge, but it is not required to draw it out during an exam. We only need to draw the 2D shape.

Nandhini_2K
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Re: VSEPR Drawing

Postby Nandhini_2K » Tue May 29, 2018 2:59 am

We don’t need to draw the geometric shapes, but we should know how it looks and it’s lewis structure.

KristinaNguyen_1A
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Re: VSEPR Drawing

Postby KristinaNguyen_1A » Tue May 29, 2018 1:19 pm

I think it will depend on the question. If it asks for lewis structure, you will not need to do the geometric shape, but if it specifically asks for the geometric shape you probably will have to so it is best to know them.

Harmonie Ahuna-1C
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Re: VSEPR Drawing

Postby Harmonie Ahuna-1C » Wed May 30, 2018 4:52 pm

We'll need to know the bond angles, and not necessarily how to draw the geometric shape, but we will need to be able to identify them.

Yadira Flores 1G
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Re: VSEPR Drawing

Postby Yadira Flores 1G » Wed May 30, 2018 9:50 pm

I think we're expected to be able to tell the VSEPR formula, the shape, the bond angles, hybridization, and the lewis structures based on the homework problems assigned to us.

Steven Luong 1E
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Re: VSEPR Drawing

Postby Steven Luong 1E » Thu May 31, 2018 10:32 pm

On tests and exams, my TA said that you will need to draw ONLY the Lewis Structure and infer geometric information based on the formula. Since VSEPR requires 3D drawings we do not need to do it on neither tests or exams.


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