Bond Angles  [ENDORSED]

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Jonah Lipel 1E
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Bond Angles

Postby Jonah Lipel 1E » Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:43 pm

When does a molecule have distorted bond angles angles (i.e. CCLF3)? Also are the bond angles for a square planar molecule 90 or less than 90 degrees?

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Re: Bond Angles  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Jul 17, 2016 8:36 pm

if you have atoms with different sizes, the bond angle is usually distorted. For example Cl is much bigger than F. Because of this, Cl will take up more space, and force the F atoms to move closer together.

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Re: Bond Angles

Postby Chiemeka Ezechukwu 3K » Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:41 pm

what is the bond angle for seesaw ?

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Re: Bond Angles

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:05 am

There are many bond angles, depending on which one bond you are talking about. there are 90, 120, and 180 degree bonds.


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