Geometry and Lone Pairs

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Kimberly 1H
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Geometry and Lone Pairs

Postby Kimberly 1H » Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:02 pm

Do all see-saw shaped molecules only have one lone pair of electrons?

Dimitri Speron 1C
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Re: Geometry and Lone Pairs

Postby Dimitri Speron 1C » Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:12 pm

Yes, this results in a t-shape molcule with a VSEPR configuration of AX4E1. If you were to change that to AX3E2, then the resultant geometry would be t-shaped, not see-saw.


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