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Postby 905174774 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:23 am

When doing hybridization is it best to show the charges or each molecule/atom?

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Re: Charges

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:39 pm

If formal charge on an atom is not 0, please include the charge on the atom

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Re: Charges

Postby Alan Cornejo 1a » Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:44 pm

If the molecule or atom has a negative or positive charge it is best to portray so, if it is neutral there is really no need.

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Re: Charges

Postby Brandon Tao 1K » Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:45 pm

If the formal charge on an atom is not zero then it is good to label it. You would then add up the formal charges in the molecule and label that outside brackets to depict the overal charge of the molecule.

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Re: Charges

Postby Jennifer Yang 3F » Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:33 am

You can specify if the molecule is positive or negative.

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Re: Charges

Postby Ian Morris 3C » Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:12 pm

yes show the charge, if not it is assumed neutral

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