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Unformatted text preview: • Show how formal charge, FC = V - (L + S 2 ) can be used to evaluate alternative Lewis structures. • Exceptions to the octet rule. • Explain the characteristics of Lewis acids and bases and how they form coordinate covalent bonds. • Predict and explain periodic trends in the polarisability of anions and the polarizing power of cations. • Explain the significance of electronegativity and what is meant by the ionic or covalent character of a bond. • Explain how bond dissociation energy is related to bond multiplicity, atomic radius, and the presence of unpaired electrons. • List the factors affecting bond length and explain the effect of each....
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2009 for the course CHEMISTRY 14A taught by Professor Lavelle during the Spring '09 term at Mt. SAC.
- Spring '09
- Chemical Bonds