Unformatted text preview: 1. Draw the correct Lewis dot structure. – Identify the central atom. – Designate the bonding pairs and lone pairs of electrons on central atom. 2. Count the regions of high electron density on the central atom. – Include both bonding and lone pairs in the counting. Overview of Chapter 3. Determine the electronic arrangement around the central atom. – VSEPR is a guide to the geometry. 4. Determine the shape around the central atom....
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at UGA.
- Fall '07