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Unformatted text preview: Geom axial equatorial 10/13/2010 2 Recall that lone pairs are less localized in space than bonding pairs. To minimize electron-electron repulsion, the lone pairs need more room than bonding pairs do. Consider I 3-(AX 2 E 3 ): 5 e groups: Trigonal Bipyramidal e Geom Most likely structure because lone pairs have the most room....
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