VSEPR - linear electron-domain geometry electron domain...

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VSEPR model  - valence-shell electron-pair repulsion model   bond angles - determines shape of molecules electron domain - area where electrons are most commonly found o bonding pair - electrons between 2 atoms in bonds o nonbonding pair - lone pair of electrons not shared nonbonding pairs, multiple bonds have greater repulsive forces on nearby electron domains than single bonds best arrangement minimizes repulsions between electron domains electron-domain geometry - determines arrangement of electron domains molecular geometry - determines arrangement of atoms atoms beyond 3rd period can have over 4 pairs of electrons around it (has extra d subshell)
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Unformatted text preview: linear electron-domain geometry electron domain geometry o 2 electron domains molecular geometry trigonal planar electron-domain geometry electron domain geometry o 3 electron domains molecular geometry tetrahedral electron-domain geometry electron domain geometry o 4 electron domains molecular geometry trigonal bipyramidal electron-domain geometry electron domain geometry o 5 electron domains molecular geometry octahedralelectron-domain geometry electron domain geometry o 6 electron domains molecular geometry...
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