Multiple Bonds (Section)
Ethyl acetate, C4H8O2, is a fragrant substance used both as a solvent and as an aroma enhancer. Its Lewis structure is
(a) What is the hybridization at each of the carbon atoms of the molecule? (b) What is the total number of valence electrons in ethyl acetate? (c) How many of the valence electrons are used to make σ bonds in the molecule? (d) How many valence electrons are used to make π bonds? (e) How many valence electrons remain in nonbonding pairs in the molecule?
General Chemistry 1305 Week 2 Notes 1.Dimensional Analysis 1.1 Units of Measurement Quantities and measurements made in the lab or elsewhere have a numeric value, however, this numeric value is meaningless unless it’s followed by a unit which relates the number to a certain property or measurement. Currently there are two main unit systems, the American system and...