bond angle

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Nan_Guan_1L
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bond angle

Postby Nan_Guan_1L » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:18 am

quick question, does it mean that the chemical bonds are more stable if the bond angle is larger?
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Jordi M 2I
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Re: bond angel

Postby Jordi M 2I » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:23 am

I'm not quite sure. I know the most stable structure for molecules spread their electron densities as far away as possible, so the bond angle is always the largest possible angle. I know bond strengths are determined on their bond order and their length. They can also be weakened by atoms with large electronegativities in the same molecule.

Kimiya Aframian IB
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Re: bond angel

Postby Kimiya Aframian IB » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:28 am

Nan_Guan_3J wrote:quick question, does it mean that the chemical bonds are more stable if the bond angel is larger?

Hi! I think this is true because of the repulsion between electrons, so the bonds will be as far apart as possible. Hope this helps!

SamayaJoshi1A
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Re: bond angle

Postby SamayaJoshi1A » Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:07 pm

I think it might be because of the polar/nonpolarity of the molecule, rather than the angles, but someone could clarify!


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