Problem: Determine the molecular geometry around each carbon atom located at the ends of the molecule CH2CHCH3, using VSEPR theory.

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Step 1

            Group        Valence Electrons

C        4A                  3 × 4 e = 12 e

H         1A                  6 × 1 e = 6 e

Total:  18 valence e


Step 2


Lewis Structure


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Determine the molecular geometry around each carbon atom located at the ends of the molecule CH2CHCH3, using VSEPR theory.

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