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Draw the Lewis structure for each of the following molecules or ions. Indicate the number and spatial orientation of the electron pairs around the boldface atom in each formula. Predict the simple geometric structure of each molecule or ion, and indicate the approximate bond angles around the boldface mum.

msp;  a .  H 2 O                                   d .  Cl 4 b .  PH 3                                     e .  BF 3 c .  CBr 4                                 f .  BeF 2

Interpretation Introduction

(a)

Interpretation:

The Lewis structure of molecules or ions, spatial orientation of electron pairs and the simple geometric structure indicating the approximate bond angles of that molecules or ions should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Lewis structure represents the valence electron arrangement around the atoms of the molecule. Lewis structure can be drawn for ionic or covalent bonds.

When predicting the geometric structure, VSPER theory is used. The three-dimensional structure of atoms in.

Explanation

For H2 O

Part A Step 1 →

O 6H 1x2

Sum(total atoms) = 8

Step 2 →

Pair of electrons = 8/2 = 4 

Interpretation Introduction

(b)

Interpretation:

The Lewis structure of molecules or ions, spatial orientation of electron pairs and the simple geometric structure indicating the approximate bond angles of that molecules or ions should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Lewis structure represents the valence electron arrangement around the atoms of the molecule. Lewis structure can be drawn for ionic or covalent bonds.

When predicting the geometric structure, VSPER theory is used. The three-dimensional structure of atoms in.

Interpretation Introduction

(c)

Interpretation:

The Lewis structure of molecules or ions, spatial orientation of electron pairs and the simple geometric structure indicating the approximate bond angles of that molecules or ions should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Lewis structure represents the valence electron arrangement around the atoms of the molecule. Lewis structure can be drawn for ionic or covalent bonds.

When predicting the geometric structure, VSPER theory is used. The three-dimensional structure of atoms in.

Interpretation Introduction

(d)

Interpretation:

The Lewis structure of molecules or ions, spatial orientation of electron pairs and the simple geometric structure indicating the approximate bond angles of that molecules or ions should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Lewis structure represents the valence electron arrangement around the atoms of the molecule. Lewis structure can be drawn for ionic or covalent bonds.

When predicting the geometric structure, VSPER theory is used. The three-dimensional structure of atoms in.

Interpretation Introduction

(e)

Interpretation:

The Lewis structure of molecules or ions, spatial orientation of electron pairs and the simple geometric structure indicating the approximate bond angles of that molecules or ions should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Lewis structure represents the valence electron arrangement around the atoms of the molecule. Lewis structure can be drawn for ionic or covalent bonds.

When predicting the geometric structure, VSPER theory is used. The three-dimensional structure of atoms in.

Interpretation Introduction

(f)

Interpretation:

The Lewis structure of molecules or ions, spatial orientation of electron pairs and the simple geometric structure indicating the approximate bond angles of that molecules or ions should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Lewis structure represents the valence electron arrangement around the atoms of the molecule. Lewis structure can be drawn for ionic or covalent bonds.

When predicting the geometric structure, VSPER theory is used. The three-dimensional structure of atoms in.

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