331f09ass1 - A B C 3. (a) Explain, what connection they...

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Chemistry 331 L01, 1:00pm MWF, Fall 2009 Inorganic Chemistry 1: Main Group Metals V. Mozol Assignment 1 Due September 21 st , 2009 Value 4% of course grade 1. Give the full electron configuration of a magnesium atom. 2. (a) Use the above electron configuration to BRIEFLY define core and valence electrons. Core electrons: Valence electrons: 2. (b) Explain why a chemist makes a distinction between the two.
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Shown below are three different representations; A, B and C, for a single atomic orbital.
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Unformatted text preview: A B C 3. (a) Explain, what connection they have to the electron configuration that you gave above. 3. (b) In the given boxes below, explain what each of the diagrams represent. A B C 4. What type of compound would you predict that magnesium would form with selenium. Explain. 5. Give the VSEPR representation of the best Lewis diagram for each of the compounds given below, for the gaseous state. aluminium trichloride, AlCl 3 calcium sulfate, CaSO 4 phosphorus pentafluoride, PF 5...
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