How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

13 terms

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

Shape: Linear

AB₃

Geometry: Trigonal planar

Shape: Trigonal planar

Shape: Trigonal planar

AB₂E

Geometry: Trigonal planar

Shape: Bent/angular

Shape: Bent/angular

AB₄

Geometry: Tetrahedral

Shape: Tetrahedral

Shape: Tetrahedral

AB₃E

Geometry: Tetrahedral

Shape: Trigonal pyramid

Shape: Trigonal pyramid

AB₂E₂

Geometry: Tetrahedral

Shape: Bent

Shape: Bent

AB₅

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid

Shape: Trigonal bi-pyramid

Shape: Trigonal bi-pyramid

AB₄E

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid

Shape: seesaw

Shape: seesaw

AB₃E₂

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid

Shape: T-shape

Shape: T-shape

AB₂E₃

Geometry: Trigonal bi-pyramid

Shape: Linear

Shape: Linear

AB₆

Geometry: Octahedral

Shape: Octahedral

Shape: Octahedral

AB₅E

Geometry: Octahedral

Shape: Square pyramid

Shape: Square pyramid

AB₄E₂

Geometry: Octahedral

Shape: Square planar

Shape: Square planar