Molecular Geometries - Each C-Cl bond length is 1.78 Each...

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Molecular Geometries The Lewis structure of carbon tetrachloride: Provides information about connectivities Provides information about valence orbitals Provides information about bond character However, the Lewis structure provides no information about the shape of the molecule The structure of a molecule is defined by: The bond angles The bond lengths In carbon tetrachloride:
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Unformatted text preview: Each C-Cl bond length is 1.78 Each Cl-C-Cl bond angle is 109.5 Carbon tetrachloride is tetrahedral in structure: Molecular Geometries of AB n molecules A central atom A is bonded to two or more B atoms These structures can generally be predicted, when A is a nonmetal, using the "valence-shell electron-pair repulsion model (VSEPR)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY CHM1025 taught by Professor Laurachoudry during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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