a. regions of electron density on an atom will organize themselves so as to maximize s-character
b. atomic orbitals of the bonding atoms must overlap for a bond to
c. hybrid orbitals will form as necessary to, as closely as possible,
achieve spherical symmetry
d. electron pairs in the valence shell of an atom will arrange
themselves so as to minimize repulsions
e. regions of electron density in the valence shell of an atom will
arrange themselves so as to maximize overlap
The electron-domain geometry and molecular geometry of iodine
trichloride are __________ and __________, respectively.
a. trigonal planar, trigonal planar
b. T-shaped, trigonal planar
c. octahedral, trigonal planar
d. trigonal bipyramidal, T-shaped
e. tetrahedral, trigonal pyramidal
The molecular geometry of _____ is square planar.
The molecular geometry of the right-most carbon in the molecule
below is __________.
a. trigonal bipyramidal
e. trigonal planar
The basis of the VSEPR model of molecular bonding is d. electron pairs in the valence shell of an atom will arrange themselves so as to minimize repulsions.
The electron-domain geometry and molecular geometry of iodine ...
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