Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 9 - Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories - Exercises - Page 390: 9.29c


The bond angle for bond 5 is 180 degrees.

Work Step by Step

The central atom, Carbon, is bonded to two atoms, and it has no lone pairs. Thus, it has a linear molecular geometry and a linear electron geometry. Consequently, the bond angle is 180 degrees.
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