Bond angles

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FrankieClarke2C
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Bond angles

Postby FrankieClarke2C » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:57 am

For the overall picture what does knowing the Bond angle help you with?

Xiangkun Shi 3E
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Re: Bond angles

Postby Xiangkun Shi 3E » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:47 pm

Knowing the bond angles helps you better understand the shape and structure of the molecule. This will be useful in terms of explaining some physical properties like boiling point as well.

405161024
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Re: Bond angles

Postby 405161024 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:20 pm

I think it's also important to understand how strong electron repulsion is depending on wether it's a bonding electron or a lone pair electron

Karan Thaker 2L
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Re: Bond angles

Postby Karan Thaker 2L » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:22 pm

It also allows you to differentiate between electron-bond interactions and bond-bond interactions. Variances in bond angle allow us to further conclude whether there are just bonds that exist, or whether there are electron lone pairs.

CateJensen3K
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Re: Bond angles

Postby CateJensen3K » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:23 pm

This was really helpful thank you!


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