Shapes of Molecules

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Electron Pair Repulsion Theory
Pairs of electrons surround themselves around the central atom in a covalent molecule so that they are as far apart from each other as possible, to minimise repulsion
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What is the shape and bond angle of methane
Tetrahedral and 109.5
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What is the shape and bond angle of ammonia
Pyramidal and 107
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What is the shape and bond angle of water
Non-Linear and 104.5
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What is the shape and bond angle of Sulfur Hexafluoride, SF6
Octathedral and 90
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What is the shape and bond angle of Boron Trifluoride, BF3
Trigonal Planar and 120
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What is the shape and bond angle of Beryllium Chloride, BeCl2
Linear and 180
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What is the shape and bond angle of Ammonium
Tetrahedral and 109.5
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What is the shape and bond angle of Carbonate
Trigonal Planar and 120
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What is the shape and bond angle of Nitrate (V)
Trigonal Planar and 120
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What is the shape and bond angle of Sulfate
Tetrahedral and 109.5
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