By Janice Gorzynski Smith

ISBN-10: 0073049867

ISBN-13: 9780073049861

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The mass number of an atom is the total number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus. Isotopes have different mass numbers. Isotopes of carbon and hydrogen are sometimes used in organic chemistry, as we will see in Chapter 14. 02% of hydrogen atoms have one proton and one neutron. This isotope of hydrogen is called deuterium, and is symbolized by the letter D. 1% have six protons and seven neutrons. The atomic weight is the weighted average of the mass of all isotopes of a particular element, reported in atomic mass units (amu).

Subtract this sum from its number of valence electrons. O atom H atoms [1] number of electrons “owned” by O 1 2 + 2 (6) = 5 [1] number of electrons “owned” by each H 1 0 + 2 (2) = 1 [2] formal charge on O [2] formal charge on each H 6 – 5 = +1 1 – 1 = 0 The formal charge on each H is 0. The formal charge on oxygen is +1. The overall charge on the ion is the sum of all of the formal charges; 0 + 0 + 0 + 1 = +1. 7 Calculate the formal charge on each second-row atom: + H a. H N H b. CH3 N C c. 8 Sometimes it is easier to count bonds, rather than shared electrons when determining formal charge.

When two hydrogen atoms are joined in a bond, each has a filled valence shell of two electrons. indd 13 11/29/06 10:16:53 AM 14 Chapter 1 Structure and Bonding + H H H H one valence electron a two-electron bond Second-row elements can have no more than eight valence electrons around them. For neutral molecules, two consequences result. • Atoms with one, two, or three valence electrons form one, two, or three bonds, respec- Nonbonded pair of electrons = unshared pair of electrons = lone pair The letter X is often used to represent one of the halogens in group 7A: F, Cl, Br, or I.

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