Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 10 - Problems: 10.30

Answer

Tetrahedral, Trigonal Pyramidal, and Bent

Work Step by Step

Tetrahedral, trigonal pyramidal, and bent molecular shapes all have a tetrahedral electron domain geometry. The lone pairs in trigonal pyramidal and bent molecules "fill in" the missing atoms in the tetrahedral geometry.
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