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Postby aaronharouni » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:09 pm

What is the difference between angular shape and bent shape?

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Re: Shape

Postby Jeremy_Guiman2E » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:23 pm

They're the same thing. You can use them interchangeably.

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Re: Shape

Postby Heesu_Kim_1F » Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:03 am

The two terms "angular" and "bent" are interchangeable. Both refer to molecules with three groups of electrons and one lone pair.
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Re: Shape

Postby tierra parker 1J » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:19 am

they are the same shape

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Re: Shape

Postby Nikitha_lakshminarayanan3I » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:30 am

Do lone pairs on these shapes alter impact the shape?

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Re: Shape

Postby LuisG14A1J » Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:04 am

Electron pairs DO affect the structure of a compound by creating electron repulsion between them which has a specific angle. 3 Pairs and 1 bond results in different shapes And this is how they define these shapes, by the way the lone electrons and the bonds interact between each other. Recall the VESPR method.

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