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VSEPR Model and Valence Bond Theory

Chapter 11 Homework: VSEPR and Valence Bonding

1.Select all the polar molecules.

a. BrF5
b. BF3
c. PF6−
d. IF4−
e. NH4+
f. CH2F2

Select all the polar molecules.

a. I3−
b. IF3
c. TeF42−
d. SeF4
e. ClO3−
f. ClO4−

What is the molecular geometry for AsCl4+?

a. trigonal planar
b. tetrahedral
c. square planar
d. see-saw
e. trigonal pyramidal
f. trigonal bipyramidal

What is the molecular geometry for I3−?

a. trigonal bipyramidal
b. tetrahedral
c. bent
d. trigonal planar
e. trigonal pyramidal
f. linear

Select all the molecules that have tetrahedral molecular geometry.

a. BF4−
b. CHCl3
c. SF4
d. XeF4
e. TeF42−
f. PO43−

What hybrid orbitals are used by the central atom in IF3?

a. sp2
b. sp3
c. sp3d2
d. sp3d
e. sp

Select all the polar molecules.

a. ClO3−
b. BF3
c. PH3
d. ClF3
e. I3−
f. SO3

What is the molecular geometry for IF2+?

a. bent
b. T-shaped
c. tetrahedral
d. see-saw
e. linear
f. trigonal planar

What hybrid orbitals are used by the central atom in I3−?

a. sp3
b. sp2
c. sp3d2
d. sp3d
e. sp

What is the molecular geometry for ClO2−?

a. tetrahedral
b. bent
c. linear
d. trigonal bipyramidal
e. trigonal pyramidal
f. trigonal planar

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This solution explains how to find the VSEPR geometry for a variety of molecules.

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