Lewis Structures

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Diana A 2L
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Lewis Structures

Postby Diana A 2L » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:59 pm

I have a question relating VSEPR models with Lewis structures. Knowing what we now know about bonding angles, do we draw Lewis structures also according to bond angles, or does it not matter?

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Re: Lewis Structures

Postby KTran 1I » Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:04 am

I may be wrong, but I believe that Dr. Lavelle said it is acceptable if we draw Lewis structures without showing the molecular shape as Lewis structures are meant to simply model the bonding and lone pairs.

Diana A 2L
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Re: Lewis Structures

Postby Diana A 2L » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:29 pm

Thank you!

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Re: Lewis Structures

Postby Cassandra_1K » Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:23 pm

what is the difference between orbital and molecular geometry?


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