Atom Distance, repulsion?

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RichardValdez1L
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Atom Distance, repulsion?

Postby RichardValdez1L » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:36 pm

What's the significance for the bonds to be as far from each other as possible? Like how is repulsion and electrons involved?

danielruiz1G
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Re: Atom Distance, repulsion?

Postby danielruiz1G » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:40 pm

the negative charge of electrons repel other negatively charged electrons making them try to be as far apart from each other as possible

Jessica Urzua-1H
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Re: Atom Distance, repulsion?

Postby Jessica Urzua-1H » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:46 pm

The overall structure of the molecule is most stable when electrons are as far from each other as possible, which occurs because their negative charges are repelling each other.

Kelsey Li 3B
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Re: Atom Distance, repulsion?

Postby Kelsey Li 3B » Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:13 pm

The significance of the bonds being as far as apart from each other is to explain that the molecule is most stable when electrons are far away from each other as possible and this is because their negative charges repel each other.

RoopshaChatterjee 1G
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Re: Atom Distance, repulsion?

Postby RoopshaChatterjee 1G » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:09 pm

How does the electron repulsion affect the bond lengths of the molecule, as well as the overall shape?

Shivangi_2J
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Re: Atom Distance, repulsion?

Postby Shivangi_2J » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:16 pm

electron repulsion affects the overall shape of the molecule because it determines how far the bonds around the central atom are from each other. Lone pairs of electrons have stronger repulsion strength than bonding pairs .

Destiny Diaz 4D
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Re: Atom Distance, repulsion?

Postby Destiny Diaz 4D » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:50 pm

I am not exactly sure how the repulsion would impact the bond length, for general understanding though the electrons are negatively charged therefore need to be as far away from each other and if it is a lone pair they have a stronger repulsion changing the shape of the molecule.


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