Problem: Part A. What shape would you expect for XeF4?The shape and bond angles of a molecule can be predicted using VSEPR (valence-shell electron-pair repulsion) theory. According to VSEPR theory, bonds and nonbonding electron pairs exist as localized charge clouds around a central atom. They repel one another, forming the shapes listed here.

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Part A. What shape would you expect for XeF4?

The shape and bond angles of a molecule can be predicted using VSEPR (valence-shell electron-pair repulsion) theory. According to VSEPR theory, bonds and nonbonding electron pairs exist as localized charge clouds around a central atom. They repel one another, forming the shapes listed here.

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