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Can someone explain how we knows what the bond angles are? I'm still confused about how we know that, or like how we know that an angle is less than some other angle(for example when they say that an angle is <120, how do they reach that conclusion)?
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Bond angles will be less than the ideal structure due to lone pair and bond pair repulsion and/or lone-pair lone-pair repulsions.
Gwen Casillan Dis 1I
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Bond angles were covered in lecture and can also be found in the textbook. Bond angles are affected by repulsion between electrons, with stronger repulsions between lone pair and lone pair electrons and weaker repulsions between bonded pair and bonded pair electrons.
Maika Ngoie 1B
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Lone pairs will make a bond angle less than (<) the angle of the shape it is derived from, because the electron repulsion from lone pairs condenses the angles of the bonds.
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Bond angles will depend on electrons and the molecular shape. Lone pair electrons have greater repulsion than bonded electrons and will therefore create a smaller bond angle.
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bond angles will be dependent on the electron arrangement and determining if they are less than a certain angle will be the effect of lone pairs.
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