What would be the shape of Ethyne?

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Nhi Vo 3A
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What would be the shape of Ethyne?

Postby Nhi Vo 3A » Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:20 pm

Why is the shape of ethyne linear when there three bonds instead of 2 like in BeCl2 ?

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Re: What would be the shape of Ethyne?

Postby divya_devineni_2E » Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:03 pm

This is because ethyne has a triple bond between the carbon atoms and a single bond with each hydrogen and carbon, producing a linear shape.


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