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Chapter 4, Problem 27E
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Predict the molecular structure (including bond angles) for each of the following. (See Exercises 25 and 26.)

a. XeCl2

b. IC13

c. TeF4

d. PCl5

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The molecular structure of given compound is to be predicted from given structures.

Concept introduction: Molecular structure is a three-dimensional shape of a molecule.

Bond angle is the angle between atoms of molecule.

To determine: The molecular structure of XeCl2 (including bond angles).

Explanation of Solution

The steps are to be followed to determine the molecular structure is:

  • Identify the central atom.
  • Count its valence electrons.
  • Add or subtract electrons for charge.
  • Draw the Lewis structure.
  • Divide the total number of electrons by 2 to find the number of electron pairs.
  • Use this number to predict the shape.

The central atom in XeCl2 is xenon (Xe) . The atomic number of xenon is 54 and its electronic configuration is,

1s22s22p63s23p63d104s24p64d105s25p6

The valence electron of xenon is 8

The atomic number of chlorine (Cl) is 17 and its electronic configuration is,

1s22s22p63s23p5

The valence electron of chlorine is 7

The total number of valence electrons is,

Xe

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The molecular structure of given compound is to be predicted from given structures.

Concept introduction: Molecular structure is a three-dimensional shape of a molecule.

Bond angle is the angle between atoms of molecule.

To determine: The molecular structure of ICl3 (including bond angles).

(c)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The molecular structure of given compound is to be predicted from given structures.

Concept introduction: Molecular structure is a three-dimensional shape of a molecule.

Bond angle is the angle between atoms of molecule.

To determine: The molecular structure of TeF4 (including bond angles).

(d)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The molecular structure of given compound is to be predicted from given structures.

Concept introduction: Molecular structure is a three-dimensional shape of a molecule.

Bond angle is the angle between atoms of molecule.

To determine: The molecular structure of PCl5 (including bond angles).

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