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Why does the octet rule have exceptions? Give the three

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Problem 29E

Problem 29E

Why does the octet rule have exceptions? Give the three major categories of exceptions and an example of each.

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Solution 29E Step 1 of 4 Sometimes , a molecule in which atoms respect the octet rule is not so stable. We can distinguish three cases in which octet rule isn’t respected: 1- When we have an odd number of electrons of valence 2- When an atom has less than eight electrons 3- When an atom has too much electron of valence

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Textbook: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach
Edition: 3
Author: Nivaldo J. Tro
ISBN: 9780321809247

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