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vsepr2.wpd 9/30/10 Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory Molecular geometry as a function of geometrical distribution of valence-shell electron pairs and number of lone pairs Number of Geometrical Number Ideal electron pair distribution of of lone VSEPR Molecular Bond Hybrid- directions electron pairs pairs notation geometry Angles ization Examples 22 2 linear 0 AX 180° sp BeCl , HCN 33 3 trigonal 0 AX 120° sp BF 2 planar 3 trigonal 1 AX E 120° sp SnCl , O 2 planar 44 4 tetrahedral 0 AX 109.5° sp CH 3 tetrahedral 1 AX E sp NH 3 2 tetrahedral 2 AX E sp H O 3
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course CHM 2045 taught by Professor Weinstein during the Fall '11 term at Santa Fe College.

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