Problem: An AB4 molecule has no lone pairs of electrons on the A atom. What is its molecular geometry?

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We’re being asked to determine the molecular geometry of the AB4 molecule. 

AB4 has no lone pairs of electrons on the A atom.



The possible molecular geometries are:



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An AB4 molecule has no lone pairs of electrons on the A atom. What is its molecular geometry?

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