29 June 2020

A Look Into Bonding; Part 1 – Atoms

One of the most exciting parts of studying chemistry is the power to predict how atoms will combine into different molecules.  Of course, in order to […]
28 June 2020

Bonding Part 2 – Hybrid Orbital Theory

Valence bond theory (VB) and molecular orbital theory (MO) help explain why and how electrons are shared between atoms although their approaches are quite different.  Valence […]
27 June 2020

Bonding Part 3 – Resonance Theory

Once again we explore the world of valence bond theory but this time only be concerned with molecules that have at least three adjacent p orbitals […]
26 June 2020

Bonding Part 4 – Molecular Orbital Theory

Now that we have discussed hybrid orbital theory and resonance theory, let’s finally turn our attention to molecular orbital (MO) theory.  The power of the MO […]

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