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Predicting Molecular Geometry 10.1 1. Draw Lewis structure for molecule. 2. Count number of lone pairs on the central atom and number of atoms bonded to the central atom. 3. Use VSEPR to predict the geometry of the molecule.
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Predicting Molecular Geometry Example: What is the molecular geometry of SO 2 ? S O O AB 2 E 10.1 trigonal planar bent 1. Draw Lewis structure for molecule. 2. Count number of lone pairs on the central atom and number of atoms bonded to the central atom. 3. Use VSEPR to predict the geometry of the molecule.
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Predicting Molecular Geometry Example: What is the molecular geometry of SF 4 ? S F F F F AB 4 E 10.1 trigonal bipyramidal distorted tetrahedron 1. Draw Lewis structure for molecule. 2. Count number of lone pairs on the central atom and number of atoms bonded to the central atom. 3. Use VSEPR to predict the geometry of the molecule.
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Recall : we talked about how water has a dipole: δ + δ 4.1 δ + 2 δ δ + = δ e δ e electrons are shared unequally btw O & H
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