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How do radicals influence the shape of a molecule?
Claire Guo 1B
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Even though radicals only have one unpaired valence electron, their single electron is also considered a region of high energy density and is treated like a lone pair in VSEPR.
Jeremy Feng 1A
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The single electron in a radical has enough charge to influence the position of the other orbitals in the molecule.
Hannah Padilla 1H
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How will we know if a molecule is going to be a radical?
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a radical is still treated as a electron density in VSEPR.
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