(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)
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We can use the VESPR theory to predict shapes by looking at the amount of electrons of an atom and understanding how the electrons will arrange themselves in a geometric shape since electrons will repel each other. Different amounts of electrons and bond angles will have different shapes.
The VSEPR model bases off the shape of the molecule by the idea of electron repulsion around the central atom of the molecule; the more lone pairs the central atom has, the more asymmetrical its bounded atoms are, which determines the shape of the molecule itself.
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