4.3 Shapes of molecules

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  • 4.3 shapes of molecules
    • Linear
      • bond angle = 180
      • example = BeCl2
    • square planar
      • 5 bond pairs
      • bond angle = 90
    • Octahedral
      • 6 bond pairs
      • bond angle = 90
      • example = SF6
    • Trigonal Pyramidal
      • 3 bond pairs and 1 lone pair
      • bond angle = 107
      • example = NH3 (Ammonia)
    • Bent
      • 2 bond pairs and 2 lone pairs
      • Water
  • 2 bond pairs
    • Linear
      • bond angle = 180
      • example = BeCl2
  • trigonal planar
    • 4.3 shapes of molecules
      • square planar
        • 5 bond pairs
        • bond angle = 90
      • Octahedral
        • 6 bond pairs
        • bond angle = 90
        • example = SF6
      • Trigonal Pyramidal
        • 3 bond pairs and 1 lone pair
        • bond angle = 107
        • example = NH3 (Ammonia)
      • Bent
        • 2 bond pairs and 2 lone pairs
        • Water
    • bond angle = 120
    • example = BCl3
  • 3 bond pairs
    • trigonal planar
      • bond angle = 120
      • example = BCl3
  • tetrahedral
    • 4 bond pairs
    • example = Methane / CH4
    • ammonium ion = NH4+
  • trigonal bipyrimidal
    • bond angle = 90/120
    • PCl5

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