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Unformatted text preview: + non – bonding o Contains lone pairs electrons o Formal charge Charge carried by atoms in a molecule if all bonds described as 100% covalent Atom core charge( nucleus + core e’s) - # of bond e pairs -Number of non-bonding e’s For co2 fc(c) = 4-4 -0 =0 Fc(o) = 6-2-4 = 0 Formal charge is only applicable if the molecule is 100 percent covalent o...
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course PHYSICS 1D03 taught by Professor N. mckay during the Spring '08 term at McMaster University.
- Spring '08
- N. MCKAY