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Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change

Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change (Second Edition)

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman
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date: 14 July 2024

Topic 1 p. 2Matterlocked

Topic 1 p. 2Matterlocked

  • Peter Atkins, Peter AtkinsLincoln College
  • Julio de PaulaJulio de PaulaChemistry Lewis & Clark College
  •  and Ronald FriedmanRonald FriedmanIndiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne



Atoms 2

The nuclear model 2

The periodic table 2

Ions 3

Molecules 3

Lewis structures 3

Brief illustration 1.1: Octet expansion 4

VSEPR theory 4

Brief illustration 1.2: Molecular shapes 4

Polar bonds 4


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