bond angle

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bond angle

Postby 505166714 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:57 am

will double and triple bonds in a muti-bond structure affect the bond angle?

Minsub Lee 3E
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Re: bond angle

Postby Minsub Lee 3E » Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:04 am

The double and triple bonds will not necessarily directly affect the bond angle. However, those bonds will most likely affect the molecular shape, which will affect the bond angles.

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Re: bond angle

Postby Mindy Kim 4C » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:56 am

Double and triple bonds are shorter than single bonds so they might slightly affect bond angles in the molecular structure. However, I do not think we have to know specific angles for double/triple bonds.

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Re: bond angle

Postby Sarah Jeong 4F » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:58 am

Usually if there is a electronegative difference from different elements, or the presence of lone pairs, does it affect the angle in between.

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Re: bond angle

Postby haleyervin7 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:57 pm

When we are asked to estimate bond angles, such as when a lone pair causes distortion and the angle to be “slightly less than 109.5” for example, how will we know how much less it is? Will we ever be asked this on a test?

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