4.21

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4.21

Postby Chloe Orsini 1K » Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:42 pm

In 4.21 part D why do we not use a triple bond between the N atoms?

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Re: 4.21

Postby 305144105 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:12 pm

N cannot form 5 bonds, because it does not have any d-orbital electrons to utilize.

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Re: 4.21

Postby Kyither Min 2K » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:04 pm

Nitrogen can not have 5 bonds because it doesn't have a d-orbital. Only elements in Group 3 plus have d-orbitals they can utilize for more than 4 bonds.


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