Molecular Shapes; the VSEPR Model (Sections)
In which of the following molecules can you confidently predict the bond angles about the central atom, and for which would you be a bit uncertain? Explain in each case. (a) H2S, (b) BCl3, (c) CH3I, (d) CBr4, (e) TeBr4
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Chemistry of Life Wednesday, August 24, 2016 11:23 AM ORBITALS - Sphere (s), dumbbell (p), have 2 e- - Lowestenergy level is K (1 s orbital) - Next is L (1 s orbital, 3 p orbitals) - If e- movesto higher energy level, energy is absorbed - If e- movesto lower energy level, energy is released ○ e- has potential energy because of its position PERIODIC TABLE - Created by Dmitri Mendeleev - 8-elementperiodicity based on interactions of valence e- - If full valence electron, then element is inert/radioactive(noble gases) IN LIVING SYSTEMS - C, H, O, N, P, S, Na, K, Ca, Mg, Fe, Cl ○ *main ones - Zn, I are trace elements but critical COVALENT BONDS - Strength depends on number of shared electrons - H2 is stable because:
Textbook: Chemistry: The Central Science
Author: Theodore E. Brown; H. Eugene LeMay; Bruce E. Bursten; Catherine Murphy; Patrick Woodward
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