Lesson 10
Home Table of Contents Preliminary Information Types of Names Types of Chemicals Formulas & Composition Balanced Equations Weight Relationships Molecular Properties Additional Challenges Wrap-Up

 

(15) Lewis Diagrams
(16) Molecular Shape and Polarity
(17) Intermolecular Bonding

Molecular Properties

The molecular properties of shape, polarity and intermolecular bond type can be determined for a molecular compound (or element) by way of the Lewis diagram. The pages listed here review how to create the Lewis diagram for a molecular material, then how to determine the shape and polarity of those molecules, and finally determine the type of intermolecular bonding that would attract those molecules to one another.

 

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