What is VSPER

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marcus lin 1E
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What is VSPER

Postby marcus lin 1E » Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:36 pm

what does VSPER stand for and do we need to memorize it?

Gillian Ward 1F
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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Gillian Ward 1F » Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:38 pm

VSEPR stands for "valence shell electron pair repulsion" and we probably do not need to have it memorized

Joon Chang 2F
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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Joon Chang 2F » Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:43 pm

VSEPR is the Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion theory and it basically is a way to describe molecular shapes using rules of electron repulsion. Memorizing the rules will certainly help in drawing and naming the structures.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Eva Zhao 4I » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:29 pm

VSEPR stands for Valence-Shell Electron-Pair Repulsion. The VSEPR Model explains the experimentally observed shape of molecules and can predict distortions qualitatively but not quantitatively. It may be helpful to memorize the shapes and general angles, though you probably don't need to memorize exactly what VSEPR stands for.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Kimberly Koo 2I » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:51 pm

VSEPR assumes that each molecule in an atom will have a shape that minimizes the repulsion between valence electrons. This model helps us determine the shape of molecules and their bond angles.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Sofia Q » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:55 pm

VSPER is the acronym for Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion, a model that explains the experimentally observed shape of a molecule.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby AveryAgosto » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:19 pm

VSEPR stands for Valence shell electron pair repulsion but he said we didn't need to memorize it.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Nicholas_Gladkov_2J » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:27 pm

marcus lin 1E wrote:what does VSPER stand for and do we need to memorize it?


VSEPR is an acronym for "valence-shell-electron-pair-repulsion" model. It explains experimentally the observed shape of molecules. Yes, we need to know it 100% as it encompasses all the various shapes that we will have to determine for each given molecule (tetrahedral, trigonal planar, etc.).

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Rosa Munoz 2E » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:34 pm

VSEPR (valence shell electron pair repulsion)

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby 105311039 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:16 pm

VSEPR stands for Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion theory. I do not think we need to memorize it but it would not hurt to actually know it.

preyasikumar_2L
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Re: What is VSPER

Postby preyasikumar_2L » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:19 pm

VSEPR stands for "Valence shell electron pair repulsion" but we do not need to memorize the full form of that acronym. However, we need to understand the theory and molecular geometries.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby MBouwman_4A » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:32 am

The VSEPR model stands for the Valence-Shell Electron-Pair Repulsion model. You do not need to have the acronym memorized. However, it may help with your understanding of the concepts of the model.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Merin Padayatty 3G » Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:27 am

VSEPR stands for "valence shell electron pair repulsion" and we don't need to have the acronym memorized.

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby Kehlin Hayes 4C » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:57 am

VSPER stands for Valence Shell electron pair Repulsion and it is not necessary to memorize

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Re: What is VSPER

Postby AmyL_3L » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:14 am

VSEPR stands for Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion theory and it would probably be very helpful to memorize it.


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