University Chemistry ›› 2015, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (6): 75-78.doi: 10.3866/pku.DXHX20150675

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VSEPR Theory and Octet-rule in Structural Chemistry

Lu Huizhe, Du Fengpei   

  1. College of Science, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
  • Published:2015-12-25


By introducing the exceptions to the octet-rule, VSEPR theory and the related problems about octet-rule were discussed in the Structural Chemistry course, helping students understand the related theory and applications.

Key words: Structural chemistry, VSEPR theory, Octet-rule