Chapter 1 - How to draw condensed and skeletal structures...

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Chemistry 241 Spring 2010 Mike Holden What I Need to Know, Chapter 1 I am responsible for material in sections: 1.1 – 1.13, with sections 1.1 – 1.4 to be covered on my own I am responsible for understanding the following topics: The basic structure of atoms The basics of the periodic table The shapes of s and p orbitals The differences between covalent and ionic bonding The correct method for drawing Lewis structures, including multiple bonds, atomic charges, and exceptions to the octet rule How to draw and interpret resonance structures How to use curved arrow notation The geometries around atoms with 2, 3, and 4 surrounding groups
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Unformatted text preview: How to draw condensed and skeletal structures How to determine the hybrid orbitals used by atoms with 2, 3, and 4 surrounding groups The differences between sigma and pi bonds The relationship between bond lengths and strengths, and the theory behind that relationship The relationship between atom electronegativities and bond polarities, and the theory behind that relationship How to predict the net dipole for a molecule How to use the above concepts in the analysis of a complex molecule, such as capsaicin I am responsible for the following end-of-chapter questions: 37, 39, 43 – 48, 52, 55 – 59, 61, 63, 65, 70, 74, 76, 78...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2010 for the course CHEM 241 taught by Professor Crouch during the Spring '08 term at Dickinson.

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