Molecular Geometry

 

The following structures represent molecules described in the Molecular Geometry section of the text.

 



Methane, CH4




Ammonia, NH3



Water, H2O




Boron trifluoride, BF3




Ethylene, C2H4




Hydrogen cyanide, HCN



Acetylene, C2H2

 

Do the following to manipulate the molecules.

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