Question
See the attached lewis structure and answer the following:
 
1.Predict the molecular shape of methane.
a. tetrahedral
b. trigonal planar (120°)
c. bent
d. trigonal pyramidal
e. linear
 
2. Predict the molecular shape of the carbonate ion.
a. tetrahedral
b. trigonal planar (120°)
c. bent
d. linear
e. trigonal pyramidal
 
3. Predict the molecular shape of carbon dioxide.
a. linear
b. bent
c. trigonal pyramidal
d. trigonal planar (120°)
e. tetrahedral
 
4. Predict the molecular shape of the sulfite ion.
a. bent
b. trigonal planar (120°)
c. tetrahedral
e. linear
f. trigonal pyramidal
The Lewis structures of methane, the carbonate ion, carbon dioxide, and the sulfite ion are given.
Methane, CH
Carbonate ion, Co2
Sulfite ion, SO3
Carbon dioxide, CO2
н
Н—С—Н

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The Lewis structures of methane, the carbonate ion, carbon dioxide, and the sulfite ion are given. Methane, CH Carbonate ion, Co2 Sulfite ion, SO3 Carbon dioxide, CO2 н Н—С—Н

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