Shapes of Molecules and ions.

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What is the shape and bond angle of a molecule with two pairs of electrons?
Linear 180
1 of 8
Three pairs of electrons?
Trigonal Planar 120
2 of 8
Four pairs of electrons?
Tetrahedral 109.5
3 of 8
Five pairs of electrons?
Trigonal bipyramid 90 and 120
4 of 8
Six pairs of electrons?
Octahedral 90
5 of 8
What effect does a lone pair have on the bond angle?
Reduces by about 2.5
6 of 8
What is the shape and bond angle of ammonia?
Trigonal pyramidal (or tetrahedral) 107
7 of 8
What is the shape and bond angle of water?
V-shaped and 104.5
8 of 8

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