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Janet Nguy 2C
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When is VSEPR theory not helpful in determining shape? I know it works well for certain elements but not others. Why?
Victor James 4I
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was this mentioned by Lavelle? I dont think we would have to know this information but I might be wrong
Osvaldo SanchezF -1H
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I don't believe that Lavelle has talked about this so I want to say that we will not have to know the exceptions and I believe that VSEPR to help determine shape is a golden rule and wont encounter a situation where will we need to know when not to apply it. I doubt Lavelle would want to trick us.
Malik Oda 1F
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I briefly remember Dr. Lavelle going over this but I am not sure what was said about it. I don't think this is important to know.
Astrid Lunde 1I
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For Lavell's class I think we should stick to using VSEPR theory to determine the shape of a molecule as he taught in lecture.
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