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Chapter 09

Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories
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# of lone pair electrons on 'central' atom

# of bonding groups (pair electrons) on 'central' atom


Electron-pair Geometry


Molecular Geometry


Bond
Angle

0

2

linear

linear

180

0

3

trigonal planar

trigonal planar

120

1

2

trigonal planar

bent


less than 120

0

4

tetrahedral

tetrahedral

109.5

1

3

tetrahedral

trigonal pyramidal

less than 109.5

2

2

tetrahedral

bent

less than 109.5

0

5

trigonal bipyramidal

trigonal bipyramidal

90, 120 and 180

1

4

trigonal bipyramidal

seesaw

90, 120 and 180

2

3

trigonal bipyramidal

T-shaped

90 and 180

3

2

trigonal bipyramidal

linear

180

0

6

octahedral

octrahedral

90 and 180

1

5

octahedral

square pyramidal

90 and 180

2

4

octahedral

square planar

90 and 180


























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Chapter by book:

Brown LeMay Bursten
 "Chemistry The Central Science" 
Eighth Edition
Chapter 9
"Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories"
Starts at page 303


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