2E. 11

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Kelly Cai 4D
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2E. 11

Postby Kelly Cai 4D » Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:53 pm

Use Lewis structures and the VSEPR model to give the VSEPR formula for each of the following species and predict its shape: (a) sulfur tetrachloride; (b) iodine trichloride; (c) IF4 -1; (d) xenon trioxide.

Clarice Chui 2C
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Re: 2E. 11

Postby Clarice Chui 2C » Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:46 pm

a) AX4E
- seesaw

b) AX3E2
- T-shaped

c) AX4E2
- square planar

d) AX3E
- trigonal pyramidal

Camille 4I
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Re: 2E. 11

Postby Camille 4I » Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:24 pm

How would you determine the bond angles of iodine trichloride? I understand the shape, but not the angles.

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