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# Molecular Shapes and Bond Polarity

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Problem 4.100. Select the more polar bond in each of the following pairs.

Part A: C-C or C-O

Part B: P-Br or P-Cl

Part C: Si-S or Si-Cl

Part D: F-Cl or F-Br

Part E: P-O or P-S

Problem 4.104
Classify each of the following bonds as nonpolar covalent, polar covalent, or ionic.

Part A: C-N

Part B: Cl-Cl

Part C: K-Br

Part D: H-H

Part E: N-F

Problem 4.106. Predict the shape and polarity of each of the following molecules. Assume all bonds are polar.

Part A. A central atom with four identical bonded atoms and no lone pairs.
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal

Part B
polar; nonpolar

Part C
A central atom with three identical bonded atoms and one lone pair.
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal

Part D
polar; nonpolar

Part E
A central atom with four bonded atoms that are not identical and no lone pair.
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal

Part F
polar, nonpolar

Problem 4.110 Predict the shape and polarity of each of the following molecules.
Part A, H2O
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal
Part B
polar; nonpolar

Part C: CF4
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal

Part D
polar; nonpolar

Part E: GeH4
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal
Part F
polar; nonpolar

Part G: PCl3
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal
Part H
polar; nonpolar

Part I: SCl2
linear; trigonal planar; bent; tetrahedral; pyramidal
Part J
polar; nonpolar

Problem 4.12
Write the correct ionic formula for compounds formed between the following ions.

Part A: Al3+ and Cl-

Part B: Ca2+ and S2-

Part C: Li+ and S2-

Part D: K+ and N3-

Part E: K+ and I-

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## Molecular Geometry and Polarity

Match these items

___CH4 a. linear
___PCl3 b. pyramidal
___BeBr2 c.tetrahedral
___H2O d.bent
___BF3 e.planar triangular

Which molecule would most likkely be nonpolar?

a. I--Br
b. Cl
[
B
( )
Cl Cl

c. S--F
(
F

d. P
( triangle )
F F

e. Br--Be--F

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