Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

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EmilyJoo_1G
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Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

Postby EmilyJoo_1G » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:29 am

It's mentioned in the textbook in the VSEPR chapter, but I don't recall Lavelle ever going over that model in class.

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Re: Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

Postby HannahBui 2K » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:21 pm

I was also confused on this because it was in the textbook but not mentioned in class. Just to be on the safe side, I think we should know what pentagonal bipyramidal is incase it comes up on the test or final!

Bryce Barbee
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Re: Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

Postby Bryce Barbee » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:33 pm

I do not think that this is one of the main ones that we need to know. I am not 100% sure tho so dont go by my word completely just to be safe.

Max Madrzyk Dis 4G
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Re: Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

Postby Max Madrzyk Dis 4G » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:36 pm

Based off the common vsper charts that I have viewed I would say no but it never hurts to know anyway!

Abhi Vempati 2H
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Re: Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

Postby Abhi Vempati 2H » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:48 pm

After asking my TA and also taking the test, I can confidently say that no, we won't need to know it. Hope this helps!

Alfred Barrion 2H
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Re: Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

Postby Alfred Barrion 2H » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:28 pm

I don't think you need to know pentagonal bipyramid because its not THAT common, but its nice to know more VSEPR shapes!

Kavee Dodampahala 4E
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Re: Do we need to know the pentagonal bipyramidal model for Test 2?

Postby Kavee Dodampahala 4E » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:53 pm

I think it would be good to know for the future, regardless if we need to know it now.


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