(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)
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A molecule's geometric shape is not always determined by its bond angle. For example, if a molecule contains a lone pair of electrons, like in H2O, the bond angle would be 120, but the geometry would be bent or angular. For NF3, the bond angle would also be 120, but the geometry would be trigonal planar. The bond angle is dependent on atoms and lone pairs, while geometry is dependent on the arrangement of atoms in the molecule.
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