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bonding that are based on the wave nature of an
Valence Bond Theory
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.
These electrostatic forces are:
attractions between the electrons and
repulsions between the two nuclei
repulsions between the two electrons
repulsions Figure 2.1
weak net attraction at
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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.
- Fall '11