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Ch. 3 Molecular Shape and Structure Name Lewis Structure VSEPR Type VSEPR Model Molecular Shape Polar? (Y/N) Hybridization of central atom CO 2 AX 2 Linear yes sp O 3 H 2 O I 3 BF 3 NH 3 ClF 3 CH 3 Cl Name Lewis Structure VSEPR Type VSEPR Model Molecular Shape Polar? Hybridization of central atom SF 4 XeF 4
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PCl 5 IF 5 SF 6 VESPR Type Electron arrangement # of atomic orbitals Hybridization of central atom # of hybrid orbitals AX 2 Linear 2 sp 2 AX 3 Trigonal Planar AX 4 AX 5 AX 6 Lewis Model VSEPR Model Molecular Orbital Theory Assumes localization of electrons Does not show geometry Fails to account for electron-deficient
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Unformatted text preview: compounds and paramagnetism Assumes localization of electrons Extension of Lewis’s theory that accounts for molecular shapes Shows geometry Does not account for electron deficient compounds and paramagnetism Assumes delocalization of electrons Maps each atomic orbital as a wave function A molecular orbital becomes a linear combination of atomic orbitals (LACO – MO) Accounts for electron deficient compounds and paramagnetism...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course CHEM 6A taught by Professor Pomeroy during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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