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Electron Pair Geometry

Number of Electron Pair Domains||Electron Pair Geometry
Question Answer
2 pairs
180 degrees
linear
3 pairs
120 degrees
trigonal planar
4 pairs
109.5 degrees
tetrahedral
5 pairs
90&120 degrees
trigonal bipyramidal
6 pairs
90&180 degrees
octahedral
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Number of Electron Pair Domains (ND) and Molecular Geometry (MG) connected to associated Electron Pair Geometry (EG), Hybridization (H), and Number of lone-pairs (LP)
ND, MG|| LP, EG, H,
Question Answer
2, linear0, linear, sp
3, trigonal planar0, trigonal planar, sp^(2)
3, bent1, trigonal planar, sp^2
4, tetrahedral0, tetrahedral, sp^3
4, trigonal pyramidal1, tetrahedral, sp^3
4, bent2, tetrahedral, sp^3
4, linear3, tetrahedral, sp^3
5, trigonal bipyramidal0, trigonal bipyramidal, sp^3
5, distorted tetrahedron (saw horse)1, trigonal bipyramidal, sp^3d
5, T-shaped2, trigonal bipyramidal, sp^3d
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