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VSEPR Theory Geometry and Shapes

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.
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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