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VSEPR Theory

Q. In addition to NF3, two other fluoro derivatives of nitrogen are known: N2F4 and N2F2. What shapes should these two molecules have around each nitrogen atom? N2F4: linear, trigonal planar, bent, tetrahedral, trigonal pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal, seesaw, T-shaped, octahedral, square pyramidal, square planar N2F2: linear, trigonal planar, bent, tetrahedral, trigonal pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal, seesaw, T-shaped, octahedral, square pyramidal, square planar What is the hybridization for the nitrogen atoms in each molecule? N2F4: sp, sp2, sp3, sp3d, sp3d2 N2F2: sp, sp2, sp3, sp3d, sp3d2

Solved • Jul 1, 2019

VSEPR Theory

Q. In counting the electron pairs around the central atom in VSEPR theory, ___________ are not included. Select Answer: non-valence (core level) electron pairs Correct Answer: non - valence (core level) electron pairs

Solved • Jun 29, 2019