10-27-08%20-%20Lecture%2012%20-%20Chapter%202

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Electron Deficient Electron Deficient Less than full octet can occur for Group 13 compounds: B and Al These atoms are sufficiently small that four bonds are quite crowded. BF 3
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Lewis Acid/Bases Lewis Acid: an electron pair acceptor BF 3 Lewis Base: an electron pair donor F
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Is a particular bond ionic or covalent? Rephrase:
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Unformatted text preview: Are electrons being shared equally? If equally shared, the bond is a covalent bond with no ionic character Equal sharing occurs ONLY between homonuclear diatomics So what about the vast majority of bonds that occur between different atoms? Electronegativity Electronegativity...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2009 for the course CHEM 234234234 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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