# Problem: Classify these structures according to their molecular geometry = shape. You can use the answers more than once.___ XY5            A. octahedral___ XY3Z2        B. bent (~120°) ___ XY2Z3        C. trigonal bipyramidal___ XY2Z2        D. square pyramidal___ XY4Z2        E. trigonal pyramidal                        F. square planar                        G. linear                        H. bent (~109.5°)                         I. T-shaped                        J. trigonal planar                        K. tetrahedral

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Classify these structures according to their molecular geometry = shape. You can use the answers more than once.

___ XY           A. octahedral
___ XY3Z2        B. bent (~120°)
___ XY2Z3        C. trigonal bipyramidal
___ XY2Z2        D. square pyramidal
___ XY4Z2        E. trigonal pyramidal
F. square planar
G. linear
H. bent (~109.5°)
I. T-shaped
J. trigonal planar
K. tetrahedral

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