Repulsion

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Ramneet Sandhu 3D
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Repulsion

Postby Ramneet Sandhu 3D » Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:29 pm

Do we have to know the repulsion strengths between atoms?

Emma Popescu 1L
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Re: Repulsion

Postby Emma Popescu 1L » Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:40 pm

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.

chrisleung-2J
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Re: Repulsion

Postby chrisleung-2J » Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:08 pm

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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Re: Repulsion

Postby Janet Nguy 2C » Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:01 pm

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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