We’re being asked to determine the bond angle formed by an axial atom, the central atom, and any equatorial atom.
The trigonal bipyramidal geometry is a molecular geometry with one atom at the center and 5 more atoms at the corners of a triangular bipyramid.
It has two distinct types of position for the other atoms
In a trigonal-bipyramidal geometry, there are two types of positions for the outer atoms.
What is the bond angle formed by an axial atom, the central atom, and any equatorial atom?
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