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Ramneet Sandhu 3D
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Do we have to know the repulsion strengths between atoms?
Emma Popescu 1L
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I think we just need to know the number of regions of electrons dedicates the shape and Lone pair>triple>double>single bonds in terms of repulsion.
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I believe that the only types of repulsions that matter thus far are the ones between regions of electrons about the central atom, as in between bonds and lone pairs.
Janet Nguy 2C
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You should know the relative repulsion strengths just in case he asks for you to comment on the bond angles of a molecule (because it most likely isn't exactly the value expected in the VSEPR model)
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