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After the student council election, a friend tells you he

Myers' Psychology for AP | 2nd Edition | ISBN: 9781464113079 | Authors: David G. Myers ISBN: 9781464113079 170

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After the student council election, a friend tells you he has known for weeks who would be elected president. What does this seem to illustrate? a. Skepticism b. Critical thinking c. Hindsight bias d. Overconfidence e. Perceiving order in random events

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4/4/16 EXAMAPRIL14 th Ø 4/12NickTreichishostingareviewsession@415pminFulmer125 Ø 4/12Finneganishostingareviewsessioninthepit@7 Ø 4/11@515theChemclubishostingareviewsession AXE • • n=thenumberofbondinggroupsonthecentralatom • m=thenumberoflonepairsonthecentralatom • ANYtypeofbond(single,double,triple)isonebondinggroup • n+m=thenumberofelectrongroupsonthecentralatom ElectronGeometry • Thenumberofelectrongroupsdeterminesthis • Thereareonly5,seetable10.1 • Determinestheidealbondangles-elementstryandarrangethemselvesasfar awayfromeachotheraspossiblebecausetheelectronsrepulsethemselves MolecularGeometry(shape)-electrongeometryandthenumberoflonepairs determinethemoleculargeometry • Themolecularshape,thebonpolarities,andtheformalchargedistribution determinethemolecularpolarity 4/6/16 BondAngles • ElectronGeometrydeterminestheidealbondangles(theyareapproximate) Linear:180degreeangles Triganolplanar:120degreeangles Tetrahedral:109.5degreeangles Trigonalbipyramidal:90,120degreeangles Octahedral:90degreeangles • Lonepairstakeupmorespacethanbondingpairs • Doublebondstakeupmorespacethanasinglebonds • ImportantNote:Whendealingwithresonancestructures,theamountof spacethe“rotating”doublen=bondtakesupisnegligiblebecauseitis technicallyalldoublebonds ▯ • ElectronGeometry:TriganolBipyramidal • ℎ:Linearduetothe180degreeangle HowdowedothebondanglesforthismoleculeByusingtheideathatdouble bondstakeupmorespacethanasingle,andlonepairstakemorespacethanbonds • OctahedralElectronGeometry: ▯ ▯ • Molecularshape:squareplanar,duetothe90degreeangle • BondanglesforF-Xe-Fis90degrees • ElectronGeometry:Tetrahedral • MolecularShape:Triganolpyramidal • BondAnglesforH-N-Hislessthan109.5becausethelonepairwillmakethe anglesmallerthanthatofanormaltetrahedralmolecule NoticehowitisTetrahedralwiththelonepair,fortheshapethelonepairisnot drawn PolarandNon-PolarMolecules • Somethingispolarifithasanegativesideandanonpolarside • Inmoleculesthisisdeterminedbysymmetryaroundthecentralatom • If a molecule is symmetric (by polar bonds)around the central atom, the charges cancel eachother out • If the molecule is not semetric(by polar bonds) than the molecule is polar • A numeric measure of polarity is the Dipole moment(μ) • The more polar a molecule the larger the dipole moment • Is ▯ polar or non-polar Non-polar • Is ▯polar or non polar Non polar • Is ▯olar or non polar Polar • Look at the bonds and the way the bonds are arranged to see if they are polar or not! ValenceBondTheory • Acovalentbondisproducedbytheoverlapoforbitalsintheregion betweenthetwoatoms • Thegreatertheoverlap,thestrongerthebond. • But,theatomicorbitalsdonotalwayspointintherightdirectionsto producetheshapesthatthemoleculesaresupposedtohave Toexplainthis,itisassumedthattheatomicorbitalsaremixedtoproduce‘hybrid’ orbitalsthatpointinthecorrectdirection. • Hybridorbitalsarenamedfortheorbitalsthatcontributetothem.For Example isacombinationofonesorbitalandtwoporbitals • ImportantNote:Allorbitalsthataremixedmustcomefromthesame shell.ForExample3pand3scanbehybrids,but2pand4scannotbe combinedtogether. • The▯totalnumberoforbitalsisunchanged(Therewillbe2orbitals,three orbitalsandsoon) EachhybridhasitsownGeometryassociatedwithit,asshownbelow NoticehowforthegroundstateofCarbonthe2sorbitalisfull,butthe2porbitalis not▯evenhalffull,thismakescarbonunstablesothetwoorbitalscombinetoform ,makingcarbonstable • Singlebondsareformedbyoverlappingorbitalsinbetweenthe atoms.Thesebondsarecalledsigma(σ)bonds. • Doubleandtriplebondsalsocontainaσ-bondbutthesecond(andthird bond)cannotformdirectlybetweentheatoms(becausethereisalreadya pairofelectronsthere) • Theadditionalbondsareformedbyunhybridizedp-orbitalsthat overlapintheareastoeithersideofthesigmabond.Thesebondsare calledpi(π)bonds. • Adoublebondconsistsofaσ-bondandaπ-bond. • Atriplebondconsistsofaσ-bondandtwoπ-bonds. ThisDiagramshouldhelpyouvisualizetheprincipalofsigmaandpibonds

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Textbook: Myers' Psychology for AP
Edition: 2
Author: David G. Myers
ISBN: 9781464113079

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