VSEPR Theory Geometry and Shapes

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Flashcards for the VSEPR theory geometry and shapes. AB₂E₃ (Linear) and AB₄E₂ (Square planar) are the only ones that have electron pairs and are NON-POLAR.

AB₂

Geometry: Linear
Shape: Linear

AB₃

Geometry: Trigonal planar
Shape: Trigonal planar

AB₂E

Geometry: Trigonal planar
Shape: Bent/angular

AB₄

Geometry: Tetrahedral
Shape: Tetrahedral

AB₃E

Geometry: Tetrahedral
Shape: Trigonal pyramid

AB₂E₂

Geometry: Tetrahedral
Shape: Bent

AB₅

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid
Shape: Trigonal bi-pyramid

AB₄E

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid
Shape: seesaw

AB₃E₂

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid
Shape: T-shape

AB₂E₃

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid
Shape: Linear

AB₆

Geometry: Octahedral
Shape: Octahedral

AB₅E

Geometry: Octahedral
Shape: Square pyramid

AB₄E₂

Geometry: Octahedral
Shape: Square planar

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