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Unformatted text preview: iii. 4 shared electron pairs iv. 4 covalent bonds as a result of shared valence electron pairs v. Central C is surrounded by 4 areas of (-) charge vi. Each electron will repel each other, try to get as far away from each other as possible vii. Tetrahedral geometry, bond angles=109.5 viii. To illustrate 3D shapes on a 2D piece of paper, we use dashes and wedges b. Linear bond angles: 180 c. Trigonal planar bond angles: 120 Areas of electron density example Name of electron domain geometry Bond angles 2 O=C=O Linear 180 3 BH3 Trigonal planar 120 4 CH4 tetrahedral 109.5...
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