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Unformatted text preview: that may be present. Describe the geometry of the groups of electrons and the geometry of the atoms around the central atom (i.e. octahedral, trigonal planar, etc.). Indicate any deviations from ideal bond angles. (a) SOF 4 S F F F F O O S F axial > 90 o O S F equatorial > 120 o F equatorial S F equatorial < 120 o Geometry of the groups of electrons: Trigonal bipyramid Geometry of the atoms: Trigonal bipyramid (b) ClF 4 + Cl F F F F F axial Cl F axial < 180 o F equatorial Cl F equatorial < 120 o Geometry of the groups of electrons: Trigonal bipyramid Geometry of the atoms: See-saw...
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