Shapes We Are Expected to Know

(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)

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Shapes We Are Expected to Know

Postby 904914037 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:31 am

The textbook does not really discuss any shapes past AX6 and doesn't list any AX6E shapes, is it safe to assume that for the upcoming test we only need to know the shapes listed in chapter 2E?

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Re: Shapes We Are Expected to Know

Postby KHowe_1D » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:37 am

I would assume that we need to know the shapes that are gone over in lecture.

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Re: Shapes We Are Expected to Know

Postby MaggieHan1L » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:20 am

He said that the ones we discussed in class in Friday we need to know and we also need to know Monday's lecture.

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Re: Shapes We Are Expected to Know

Postby Malik Oda 1F » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:27 am

I think it will only be on the ones taught in lecture and whatever Mondays lecture is about

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Re: Shapes We Are Expected to Know

Postby CMaduno_1L » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:51 am

To add on to these responses, I believe this includes: linear, trigonal planar, bent/angular (<120 degrees), tetrahedral, trigonal pyramid, bent/angular (<<109 degrees), trigonal bipyramid, seesaw, T-shape, octahedral, square pyramid, square pyramid

(So about 12 shapes, double check just in case)

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Re: Shapes We Are Expected to Know

Postby CMaduno_1L » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:54 am

Sorry I put square pyramid twice, I meant square planar for that last one

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Re: Shapes We Are Expected to Know

Postby Verity Lai 2K » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:36 pm

I don't think we need to learn anything beyond AX6 because any molecules with more atoms or lone pairs is going to be really rare but I would memorize all the shapes between AX and AX6.


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