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    can someone tell me the benefits of the valence shell electron pair theory?
    thanks in advance
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    It's pretty reliable and you can do it without the aid of an x-ray crystallography machine or a supercomputer. You can't say both of those things about other ways of determining molecular geometries. :yy:
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    hiya
    can someone tell me the benefits of the valence shell electron pair theory?
    thanks in advance
    xx
    a lot of results like VSEPR, molecular orbitals, etc are approximations that are very close to the actual stuff(so I am told), but you can count on the reliability of the VSEPR most of the times.
 
 
 
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