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Unformatted text preview: families or groups of the periodic table while building confidence via repeating themes. This worksheet may take multiple days to complete, or it may take an hour, depending on your understanding. The time doesnt matter in this practiceits not a race. What matters is the act of doing the practice, becoming familiar with these atoms, their valence electrons, and how they combine with other atoms, then noticing trends across the examples shown. Then, youll be in better position for tackling new molecules and understanding their arrangements. By the end of Chapter 3 studies, youll be in a position to visualize the shapes of these moleculesthat is of value because shape and arrangement of atoms and electrons relates to reactivity, which relates to stability....
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