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Use VSEPR theory to predict bond angles in the following covalent bond molecules. a. methane b. ammonia c. water

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    methane = CH4 Shape = (4 + 4)/2 = 4 tetrahedral angle 109.5

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    ammonia = NH3 shape = (5 +3)/2 = 4 but it has 1 lone pair (repulsion) angle 107.5

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    what is the "bond angle" part

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    water H20 (6 + 2)/2 it has 2 Lp So bond angle is 104.5

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    hope this helps

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    how do you find the bond angle?

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    @Yahoo! how do you find the bond angle? i dont understand....

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    @sirm3d can you help me?

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    the angles between bonds were computed using solid geometry, and the results were provided as facts in textbooks.

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