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What leads to a divergence between the real geometry and the ideal geometry predicted by VSEPR theory?

What leads to a divergence between the real geometry and the ideal geometry predicted by VSEPR theory?


VSEPR theory does not account for polar bonds.
Lone pair electrons take up more space than bonding electrons.
VSEPR theory does not account for bond strength.
Lone pair electrons take up less space than bonding electrons.


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