Simple Molecular Substances

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Name simple molecular substances
Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Chlorine, Methane, Hydrogen Chloride, Water
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Why H______?
Hydrogen has one electron and needs ONE more to complete valence shell. SINGLE covalent bonds formed
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Why O_____?
Each oxygen needs TWO more electrons to complete an outer shell. DOUBLE covalent bond formed
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Why N_______?
Nitrogen needs THREE more electrons. TRIPLE BOND (three pairs of electrons)
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Why C_______?
ONE more electron needed. SINGLE covalent bond
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Why M______?
FOUR covalent bonds can be formed from carbon's four valence electrons
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Why W____?
TWO single covalent bonds
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Why H_______ ________?
SINGLE covalent bonds
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Forces of attraction are...
...WEAK
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Melting points are...
...VERY LOW, due to weak INTERMOLECULAR forces
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Bigger the molecules...
...the STRONGER the INTERMOLECULAR forces
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They are...
...GASES or LIQUIDS at room temperature
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Conduct Electricity?
No, due to no CHARGE
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Why H______?

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Hydrogen has one electron and needs ONE more to complete valence shell. SINGLE covalent bonds formed

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Why O_____?

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Why N_______?

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Why C_______?

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