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Shapes of molecules
Depends on the electron pairs on the central
atom!
What do we mean by central atom?
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Electron pairs
· Electron pairs exist as charge clouds
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Valence-Shell Electron-Pair
Repulsion theory
VSEPR
Model used in chemistry to predict the shapes of molecules
Double bonds are treated as single bonds
Shape is determined by
The number of electron pairs around the central atom
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