Molecule Shapes

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  • Molecule shapes
    • 2 Bonding regions (CO2)
      • Linear
      • 180 degrees
    • 3 Bonding Pairs (BF3)
      • Trigonal Planar
      • 120 degrees
    • 4 Bonding Pairs (CH4)
      • Tetrahedral
      • 109.5 degrees
    • 6 Bonding Pairs (SF6)
      • Octahedral
      • 90 degrees
    • 3 Bonding Pairs and 1 Lone Pair (NH3)
      • Pyramidal
      • 107 degrees
    • 2 Bonding Pairs and 2 Lone Pairs (H20)
      • Non-linear
      • 104.5 degrees
    • For every lone pair take 2.5 degrees off the angle if total =bonding pairs

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