VSEPR_wksht - the bond angles and molecular shapes for all...

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VSEPR Worksheet 1) Briefly describe the primary ideas behind VSEPR theory. 2) For each of the following compounds, a Lewis structure, determine the bond angles and molecular shapes for all atoms: a) BI 3 b) CH 4 c) NF 3 d) C 2 H 2 e) SCl 6
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Everett Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, or veteran status. VSEPR Worksheet - Solutions 1) Briefly describe the primary ideas behind VSEPR theory. Electrons are negatively charged and like repels like so the atoms in a molecule will likely be as far away from each other as possible. 2) For each of the following compounds, draw a Lewis structure, determine
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Unformatted text preview: the bond angles and molecular shapes for all atoms: a) BI 3 B I .. .. .. I I .. 120 o 120 o 120 o trigonal planar b) CH 4 C 109.5 o 109.5 o H H H H tetrahedral c) NF 3 107.5 o N F .. .. F F .. .. 107.5 o 107.5 o trigonal pyramidal Everett Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, or veteran status. d) C 2 H 2 C C H H 180 o e) SCl 6 90 o S Cl .. .. .. Cl .. .. Cl Cl Cl .. Cl .. 90 o octahedral...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course CHEM 145 taught by Professor Prezhdo during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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VSEPR_wksht - the bond angles and molecular shapes for all...

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