Ignore the lone pairs of electrons

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Ignore the lone pairs of electrons. 4. Adjust shape for effect of any lone pairs. Overview of Chapter 6. Determine the hybrid orbitals on central atom. 7. Repeat procedure if there is more than one central atom in molecule. 8. Determine molecular polarity from entire shape using electronegativity differences. Overview of Chapter VSEPR Theory Regions of high electron density around the central atom are arranged as far apart as possible to minimize repulsions. There are five basic molecular shapes based on the number of regions of high electron density around the central atom.
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Unformatted text preview: Several modifications of these five basic shapes will also be examined. VSEPR Theory Two regions of high electron density around the central atom. VSEPR Theory Three regions of high electron density around the central atom. VSEPR Theory Four regions of high electron density around the central atom. VSEPR Theory Five regions of high electron density around the central atom. VSEPR Theory Six regions of high electron density around the central atom. VSEPR Theory Frequently, we will describe two geometries for each molecule....
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