Bonding Electron Pairs Lone Pairs Electron Domains Shape Ideal Bond Angle (example's bond angle) Example Image
2
0
2
linear
180 °
BeCl2
Linear-3D-balls.png
3
0
3
trigonal planar
120 °
BF3
Trigonal-3D-balls.png
2
1
3
bent
120 ° (119 °)
SO2
Bent-3D-balls.png
4
0
4
tetrahedral
109.5 °
CH4
AX4E0-3D-balls.png
3
1
4
trigonal pyramidal
109.5 ° (107.5 °)
NH3
AX3E1-3D-balls.png
2
2
4
bent
109.5 ° (104.5 °)
H2O
Bent-3D-balls.png
5
0
5
trigonal bipyramidal
90 °, 120 °
PCl5
Trigonal-bipyramidal-3D-balls.png
4
1
5
seesaw
180 °, 120 ° (173.1 °, 101.6 °)
SF4
AX4E1-3D-balls.png
3
2
5
T-shaped
90 °, 180 ° (87.5 °, < 180 °)
ClF3
AX3E2-3D-balls.png
2
3
5
linear
180 °
XeF2
AX2E3-3D-balls.png
6
0
6
octahedral
90 °
SF6
AX6E0-3D-balls.png
5
1
6
square pyramidal
90 ° (84.8 °)
BrF5
AX5E1-3D-balls.png
4
2
6
square planar
90 °
XeF4
Square-planar-3D-balls.png
7
0
7
pentagonal bipyramidal
90 °, 72 °
IF7
Pentagonal-bipyramidal-3D-balls.png
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Last updated: Aug 24, 2011       Home