Slide No. 1Chapter 11: Valence Bond TheoryWhat's The Point?To learn the role of atomic orbitals in molecular structureTo gain insight into the character of multiple bonds Orbital HybridizationSigma and Pi BondingReading:11.1 and 11.2Homework Problems:5(6), 9(10), 13(14), 21(22), 42(40), 58(57)Lecture OutlineSlide No. 211.0 Review: Lewis Dot Structures and VSEPR Lewis Dot StructuresNumber of electronsAtom connectivityThe Lewis Octet Rule“Expanded” OctetsBond order (bond strength, bond length)VSEPRRegions of electron density (bonds, lone pairs)Electron group arrangementsMolecular structureQuestionsHow does VSEPR combine with atomic orbitaltheory?How do double bonds and triple bonds really work?
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