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Inert pair effect and bonding: Carbon vs Lead

Description In this video, we will compare the bonding preferences in carbon with that of lead and try to understand why lead does not prefer to form covalent bonds in general, using the inert pair effect. Timestamps 00:00 - Recap of inert pair effect. 01:56 - Covalent bonding in carbon 03:06 - Consequence of inert pair effect in lead. 03:40 - Why lead does not prefer covalent bonding. Practice this concept - “https://www.khanacademy.org/science/inorganic-chemistry-essentials/xa977baede763f033:the-p-block-elements/xa977baede763f033:group-14-elements-the-carbon-family/e/chemical-properties-of-group-14-elements?lang=en” Master the concept of “Inert pair effect and bonding” through practice exercises and videos - https://www.khanacademy.org/science/inorganic-chemistry-essentials/xa977baede763f033:the-p-block-elements/xa977baede763f033:group-14-elements-the-carbon-family?lang=en Check out more videos and exercises on “The p-block elements” - https://www.khanacademy.org/science/inorganic-chemistry-essentials/xa977baede763f033:the-p-block-elements?lang=en To get you fully ready for your exam and help you fall in love with “subject” name, find the complete bank of exercises and videos for “class and subject name” here - Link to the course . Created by Revathi Ramachandran.

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