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CH 301 Ch13 VSEPR examples 1 answers v2

CH 301 Ch13 VSEPR examples 1 answers v2 - Boron Trichloride...

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Boron Trichloride, BCl 3 Valence e = 3 + (3x7) = 24 B Cl Cl Cl RHED = 3 TRIGONAL PLANAR POLAR covalent bonds; NON POLAR molecule 120° 120 ° 120° RHED = 3 TRIGONAL PLANAR No TRIGONAL PLANAR Electronic geometry = lone pairs on B Molecular geometry = NON POLAR POLAR molecule 120 ° 120 ° 120 °
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Methane , CH 4 Valence e = 4 + (4x1) = 8 C H H H H RHED = Very slightly POLAR covalent bonds; NON POLAR molecule C H H H H REDRAW!! ALL ANGLES 4 TETRAHEDRAL No TETRAHEDRAL Electronic geometry = lone pairs on C Molecular geometry = NON POLAR Slightly POLAR molecule 109.5 °
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