Experimental Determination VSEPR

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Wasila Sun 2I
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Experimental Determination VSEPR

Postby Wasila Sun 2I » Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:19 am

I know that VSEPR is for qualitative predictions of molecular shape and real bond angles are experimentally determined, but I'm curious how does one experimentally determine bond angles?

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Re: Experimental Determination VSEPR

Postby Andrew Wang 1C » Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:38 am

I'm not sure about the specific details of how they are determined, but I remember reading somewhere that scientists can use x-ray or electron diffraction to measure bond angles in different substances.


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