Shapes of Molecules

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Electron Repulsion Theory

2 ELECTRON PAIRS

Linear

180 degrees

BeCl2
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CO2

1 of 6

Continued

3 ELECTRON PAIRS

Trigonal Planar
120 degrees

BCl3
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CO3 2-
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NO3-
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2 of 6

Continued

V shaped
120 degrees

SO2
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4 ELECTRON PAIRS

Tetrahedral
109.5 degrees

NH4+

3 of 6

Continued

CH4
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Trigonal Pyramidal
107 degrees

NH3
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SO3 2-

4 of 6

Continued

V shaped
104.5

H2O
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5 ELECTRON PAIRS

Trigonal bipyramidal
90 and 120 degrees

PCl5
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5 of 6

Continued

6 ELECTRON PAIRS

Octahedral
90 degrees

SF6

6 of 6

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