[Unit 2] Lewis Structures

Consider the molecule dimethyl ether (CH3OCH3).

a) Draw the Lewis Structure given the following skeleton.

b) What is the bond angle between the two carbons that are bonded to the oxygen?

c) What is the hybridization for oxygen?

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Solutions
a)


b) Since there are four electron domains, 109.5 (Experimentally it is a bit less due to the lone pairs on oxygen.
c) Since there are four electron domains, the hybridization is sp3

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