In a tetrahedral molecular geometry, a central atom is located at the center with four substituents that are located at the corners of a tetrahedron and are approximately equally spaced with bond angles of approximately 109.5o.
A molecule AX4 where A is the central atom would look like the illustration below.
The dashes and wedge bonds are shown to illustrate the position in space of the elements.
How many structures are possible for a tetrahedral molecule with a formula of AHXYZ?
How many structures are possible for a tetrahedral molecule with a formula of AX 3Y?
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