VSEPR Theory

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What is the shape off a molecule that has two pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?
Linear
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What is the shape off a molecule that has three pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?
Triganol planar
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What is the shape off a molecule that has four pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?
Tetrahedral
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What is the shape off a molecule that has five pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?
Triganol bipyramid or Square Planar
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What is the shape off a molecule that has six pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?
Octahedral
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Give an example of a Linear molecule (two)
BeCl2
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Give an example of a trigonal planar molecule (three)
BF3
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Give an example of a tetrahedral molecule (four)
CH4
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Give an example of a trigaonal bipyramid or square planar molecule (five)
PCl5
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Give an example of a octahedral molecule (six)
SF6
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State the bond angle of a linear molecule
180 degrees
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State the bond angle of a trigonal planar
120 degrees
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State the bond angle of a tetra hedral
109.5 degrees
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State the bond angle of a trigonal bipyramid molecule
90 or 120 degrees
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State the bond angle of a square planar molecule
90 degrees
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State the bond angle of a octrahedral molecule
90 degrees
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What is the shape off a molecule that has three pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?

Triganol planar

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What is the shape off a molecule that has four pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?

Card 4

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What is the shape off a molecule that has five pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?

Card 5

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What is the shape off a molecule that has six pairs of electrons bonded around a central atom?