Ethylene, C2H4, and tetrafluoroethylene, C2F4, are used to make the polymers polyethylene and polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon), respectively.
(a) Draw the Lewis structures for C2H4 and C2F4, and give the ideal H—C—H and F—C—F bond angles.
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