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Monica Soliman 3F
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How do you know that the angle is 107 specifically and not just less than 109.5?
Connie Liang 3L
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We don't have to know the specific angle. Knowing that it's less than 109.5 is enough.
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He mentioned this in lecture, but I believe we don't need to memorize the exact number, just that it's slightly less than 109.5.
Melanie Lin 3E
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Hi Monica! When I answered this, I just put slightly less than 109.5 as well. I remember both Lavelle and my TA mention that the specific angle was not required since it does differ between different atoms.
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