(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)
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It can since it tells you how it is formed. The theory says that repulsion among the pairs of electrons on a central atom (whether bonding or non-bonding electron pairs) will control the geometry of the molecule. Hope that helps!
Yes! To build off of what others have said, molecules with the same VSEPR notation will have the same shape. For example, all molecules with the AX3E notation will have a trigonal pyramidal structure. Hope this helps!
Yes VSEPR notation definitely helps with figuring out the shape of a molecule. A is the central atom and X & E are the two different types of electron regions. Counting the number of Xs and Es, you can find the arrangement (tetrahedral, octahedral, etc), but to find the exact shape you got to take into account the number and effect of lone pairs (E) in relation to the Xs.
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