Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 9 - Sections 9.1-9.11 - Exercises - Review Questions: 17

Answer

For the most part, combinations of atoms that are able to satisfy the octet rule on each atom are stable, while those combinations that don't satisfy the octet rule are unstable.

Work Step by Step

This model creates a simple guide for molecular stability.
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