Professor Sylvia Ceyer breaks down the Octet Rule covering molecules with an odd number of valence electrons, octet deficient molecules, and valence shell expansion. She concludes with ionic bonds as a classical model and mechanism discussing the Harpoon Mechanism, limitations of the model, and energy of interaction vs. the radius of an electron.
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