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When drawing the tetrahedral structure do we have to draw the black triangle or a dashed triangle to represent hydrogen bonds to a central atom for example as showed in some of the solutions in the solutions book (EX: 4.3) or can I just normally draw a straight line as the bond?
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We won’t be asked to draw the VSEPR models, but to know their names and bond angles. In all of our homework, we weren’t asked to draw VSEPR models, but instead, a Lewis structure.
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Drawing black triangles and dashed triangles is helpful to fully grasp the shape of the structure. I don't believe we have to draw VSEPR models though. ^
Alma Flores 1D
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No we do not need to draw the VSEPR models, they are just used to visualize the 3D structure.
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I believe you can just draw the lines, and that the triangles and dashes were just used to help us fully understand the structure.
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