11 4 3 Lab Molecular Models Chemistry 1the Number Of Bonds An Atom Can Form


11.4.3. Lab: Molecular Models

Chemistry 1

  1. The number of bonds an atom can form

without violating the octet rule is reflected in the number of holes the ball for that atom has in the ball-and-stick model set. Based on that information, how many holes would you expect to see in models of atoms for each of the following elements:

a. Carbon (C)

b. Nitrogen (N)

c. Oxygen (O)

d. Hydrogen (H)