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Describe, with the aid of a diagram, how the overlap of two halffilled 1s orbitals produces a sigma bond.



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oops

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can i get help anyway?

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dw:1354244284581:dwHead on overlap

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so thats correct?

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I think it is correct.. :D

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How about you post it in the chem group...

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wait i have a question....it asked for the overlapping of two HALF filled orbitals...

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Two 1s orbitals, each half filled with an electron, share electrons in a covalent bond

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okay well methane's geo structure is tetrahedral

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109.5?

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okay i know its either of the 3: Trigonal bipyramidal, tetrahedral, or octahedral

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and i think its tetrahedral

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okay so the bonding angle predicted is 109.5 degrees since the three dimensional shape is a tetrahedral

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okay and ammonia is also tetrahedral?

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okay so that's also 109.5 degrees



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so oh wait its tetrahedral

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>.< im so stupidd

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cool he speaks chinese, who knew

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lol...nin i didnt get any of that

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is it BENT?

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whats the geometric shape of the ion \(BF_4~^\)?

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okay whats geometric shape?

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k now ur just making me look retarded...im gonna delete em too lol

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alright well thanks so much nin :) 'nite!