Problem: Draw the Lewis structure for SeF4 and answer the following questions.How many valence electrons are present in this compound?How many bonding electrons are present in this compound?How many lone pair (non-bonding) electrons are present in this compound?Is SeF4 a polar or non-polar compound? What is the geometry of SeF4? What is the shape of SeF4? What are the approximate bond angles made by the atoms in this structure? 

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Draw the Lewis structure for SeF4 and answer the following questions.

How many valence electrons are present in this compound?

How many bonding electrons are present in this compound?

How many lone pair (non-bonding) electrons are present in this compound?

Is SeF4 a polar or non-polar compound? 

What is the geometry of SeF4

What is the shape of SeF4

What are the approximate bond angles made by the atoms in this structure? 

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