Shapes and bond angles

For each shape, state the number of bonding pairs, the bond angle/s and give an example.

For each bond angle/s and number of bonding pairs, state the shape.

For each named example, state the shape and the bond angle/s.

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Linear
2 bonding pairs. bond angle: 180 degrees. e.g. BeCl2
1 of 16
Trigonal Planar
3 bonding pairs. Bond angle: 120 degrees. e.g BCl3
2 of 16
Tertrahedral
4 bonding pairs. Bond angle: 109.5 degrees e.g. methane
3 of 16
Trigonal Bipyrimidal
5 bonding pairs. Bond angles: 120 degrees, 90 degrees e.g. PF5
4 of 16
Octahedral
6 bonding pairs. Bond angle: 90 degrees, e.g. SF6
5 of 16
90 degrees. 6 bonding pairs
Octahedral, SF6
6 of 16
120 degrees, 90 degrees. 5 bonding pairs
Trigonal Bipyrimidal, PF5
7 of 16
109.5 degrees, 4 bonding pairs
Tetrahedral, methane
8 of 16
120 degrees, 3 bonding pairs
Trigonal Planar, BCl3
9 of 16
180 degrees, 2 bonding pairs
Linear, BeCl2
10 of 16
Methane
Tetrahedral, 109.5 degrees
11 of 16
SF6
Octahedral, 90 degrees
12 of 16
PF5
Trigonal Bipyrimidal, 120 and 90 degrees
13 of 16
BCl3
Trigonal Planar, 120 degrees
14 of 16
BeCl2
Linear, 180 degrees
15 of 16
Water
Non-linear, 107 degrees
16 of 16

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Card 2

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Trigonal Planar

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3 bonding pairs. Bond angle: 120 degrees. e.g BCl3

Card 3

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Tertrahedral

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Card 4

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Trigonal Bipyrimidal

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Card 5

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Octahedral

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