VSEPR Chart

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Racquel Fox 2I
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VSEPR Chart

Postby Racquel Fox 2I » Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:43 pm

Does anyone know if we will get a VSEPR chart for the final, or do we have to memorize all of the molecular shapes?

Adrienne Yuh 2B
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Adrienne Yuh 2B » Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:22 pm

I'm pretty sure we have to memorize it. I don't see a VSEPR chart on his website and we had to remember all of them in high school.

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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Emmeline Phu 1G » Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:44 pm

Hi! I believe we have to memorize the molecular shapes and that we will not be given a VSEPR chart. I think the only things that we can use are the periodic table and the formula sheet that Lavelle provided us. Hope this helps! :)

Massimo_Capozza_1G
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Massimo_Capozza_1G » Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:07 pm

Hi I found this really good website to study the VSEPR chart.

http://intro.chem.okstate.edu/1314F00/Lecture/Chapter10/VSEPR.html

Aayushi Jani 3A
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Aayushi Jani 3A » Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:21 pm

Yes, I think that we're expected to have the molecular shapes & bond angles memorized. However, there are many great infographics & charts online that concisely explain everything and I think Dr. Lavelle also does a really good job going in depth in his lectures.

Lorraine Medina 3E
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Lorraine Medina 3E » Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:19 pm

I'm pretty sure we'll have to memorize the shapes and bond angles. Hope this helps!

Eunice_Castro_1G
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Eunice_Castro_1G » Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:47 pm

Hi! We will have to memorize the shapes, we will only be given the periodic table and the formula sheet.

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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby gabbi_r2C » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:06 am

I think the main point is to understand how VSEPR affects bond shape, like how having a lone pair on a central atom will affect the bond angle and where to put atoms and lone pairs around bonding atoms, but I don't think we have to memorize things like bond angles. Just know enough to be able to figure out shape (tetrahedral, bent, linear, etc).

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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Inderpal Singh 2L » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:12 am

I think we will have to memorize it but with enough practice, some of them should become very apparent to us.

Hannah Rim 2D
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Hannah Rim 2D » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:24 am

I'm pretty sure that we'll have to memorize the entire chart (shapes + angles). Hope this helps!

Adam Bustamante 1I
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Adam Bustamante 1I » Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:33 am

To be safe, I would just try to memorize the different VSEPR shapes and bond angles. We might not need to know every single one of them exactly but maybe just be tested on certain aspects about them, but who knows.

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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Lucy_Balish_3G » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:08 am

I agree, pretty sure we are expected to memorize these shapes and know their names, how to draw them, and the bond angles.

Katelyn_Ortega_1D
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Katelyn_Ortega_1D » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:30 am

I believe we would have to memorize it. But hopefully he will let us know and tell us he will provide us with that information for the final!

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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby keely_bales_1f » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:58 am

Massimo_Capozza_1H wrote:Hi I found this really good website to study the VSEPR chart.

http://intro.chem.okstate.edu/1314F00/Lecture/Chapter10/VSEPR.html


Yes! This is the website the Justin recommended during his workshop and it is really helpful for visualizing the molecular shapes. He just reminded us to double check the angles listed on this website because he wasn't 100% sure if they were accurate.

Kyle Dizon 3A
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Kyle Dizon 3A » Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:04 am

Emphasizing what the others have said, it is probably better to just memorize it. The resources that is provided by the TA’s and UA’s will probably be our best bet in regards of being familiar with the shapes, bond angles, etc.

Talia Dini - 3I
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Talia Dini - 3I » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:18 pm

Hi! I believe that we will have to memorize the shapes and bond angles for the final!

Lauren Strickland 1B
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Lauren Strickland 1B » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:21 pm

I believe we have to memorize them for the final.

Tatyana Bonnet 2H
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Tatyana Bonnet 2H » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:23 pm

I think we do have to memorize the shape and the angles, although Lavelle said we won't necessarily be drawing them, we will still have to recognize them and apply them to problems.

Keon Amirazodi 3H
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Re: VSEPR Chart

Postby Keon Amirazodi 3H » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:39 pm

We should be memorizing it


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