There are two other widely used theories of bonding

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Unformatted text preview: s of bonding that are based on the wave nature of an electron. Valence Bond Theory Valence Molecular Orbital Theory Formation of H2 from Two Hydrogen Atoms + e– + e– Examine how the electrostatic forces change as two hydrogen atoms are brought together. as These electrostatic forces are: attractions between the electrons and attractions the nuclei the repulsions between the two nuclei repulsions repulsions between the two electrons repulsions Figure 2.1 weak net attraction at long distances P...
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2013 for the course CHM CHM2210 taught by Professor Dr.saha during the Fall '11 term at FSU.

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