Distortion

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AronCainBayot2K
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Distortion

Postby AronCainBayot2K » Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:55 pm

What does the term "distort" refer to when talking about naming molecules and angles?

Deepika Reddy 1A
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Re: Distortion

Postby Deepika Reddy 1A » Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:07 pm

I believe distort is referring to the electron cloud surrounding molecules.

Lauren Bui 1E
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Re: Distortion

Postby Lauren Bui 1E » Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:12 pm

distorting refers to rearranging the electron cloud. smaller, highly charger cations cause distortion, while larger atoms (with larger electron clouds) get distorted


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