Problem: The electron-domain geometry of ________ is tetrahedral.A) CBr4B) PH3C) CCl2Br2D) XeF4E) all of the above except XeF4

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We’re being asked to determine which compound has the same electron geometry


The possible electron geometries is:



To do so, we first need to draw a Lewis structure for each compound

For this, we need to do the following steps:

Step 1: Determine the central atom in this molecule.

Step 2: Calculate the total number of valence electrons present.

Step 3: Draw the Lewis structure for the molecule.

Step 4: Determine the electron pair geometry of the molecule.

Step 5: Determine the molecular geometry of the molecule.


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The electron-domain geometry of ________ is tetrahedral.
A) CBr4
B) PH3
C) CCl2Br2
D) XeF4
E) all of the above except XeF4

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