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Clarissa Nava 3H
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Postby Clarissa Nava 3H » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:06 pm

When calculating the AXE do you include the lone pairs in the X?

ElliotPourdavoud 1A
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Re: A.X.E.

Postby ElliotPourdavoud 1A » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:16 pm

When doing VSEPR formula, X are atoms whilst each E is a lone pair on the central atom.

Fionna Shue 4L
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Re: A.X.E.

Postby Fionna Shue 4L » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:43 pm

A represents the central atom, X is the number of atoms bonded to the central atom, and E is the number of lone pairs on the central atom.

Brian Cook
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Re: A.X.E.

Postby Brian Cook » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:28 pm

Lone pairs are included in the E part of the equation, for every lone pair you add an E. 2 Lone pairs is E2

Zachary Menz 1D
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Re: A.X.E.

Postby Zachary Menz 1D » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:58 pm

No, lone pairs are represented by E.

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