VSEPR Formula

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Tracey Tran 3I
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VSEPR Formula

Postby Tracey Tran 3I » Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:56 am

How do you determine VSEPR formula?

SnehinRajkumar1L
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Re: VSEPR Formula

Postby SnehinRajkumar1L » Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:23 am

A --> Central Atom
Xn --> number of bonding electrons
En --> number of lone pairs

Leyna Dang 2H
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Re: VSEPR Formula

Postby Leyna Dang 2H » Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:41 am

The VSEPR formula is AXnEm, where A is the central atom, Xn represents the atoms attached to the central atom, and Em represents the lone electron pairs.

Subashni Rajiv 1K
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Re: VSEPR Formula

Postby Subashni Rajiv 1K » Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:55 am

A helpful way I found to learning how to come up with the VSEPR formula for a molecule was by looking at different examples of lewis structures and their corresponding formulas.


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