Unformatted text preview: a. Polar substances = higher boiling points i. More difficult to vaporize V. Valence Bond Theory a. Explain electron pair/covalent bond by quantum mechanics b. The greater the orbital overlap = stronger the bond c. Orbitals bond in the direction that they point towards to maximizes overlaps i. (look like kidney beans) d. Hybrid Orbitals i. Bonds of combinations of orbitals due to overlapping ii. # orbitals formed = # orbitals used...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course CHEM 0310 taught by Professor Brummond during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.
- Fall '08