Problem: If these three balloons are all the same size, what angle is formed between the red one and the green one?

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We have to determine what will be the bond angle between the red and green balloon in the given diagram.


The given diagram can be thought of as a molecule, in which three bond pairs surround a central atom.


The central atom is termed as A and the corner atoms (electron groups) are X. In this case the notation for the given diagram will be AX3.

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If these three balloons are all the same size, what angle is formed between the red one and the green one?

Three balloons connected end-to-end, forming a triangle shape.

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