Chemistry - Molecular Structure

What is the molecular geometry of a molecule with 5 outer atoms and 1 lone pair on the central atom?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. Electronically it is octahedral.
    Geometrically it is square pyramidal.
    Here are some images.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. science

    1. Which statement is true about the following molecule? (1 point)The molecule is composed of four atoms.The molecule contains oxygen atoms.The molecule is water.The molecule represents an element. 2. A(n) _____________ is made up

  2. chem

    There are eight markers in a full set, but Flora and Frank each only have seven markers.Flora is missing the red marker, and Frank is missing the blue marker.What can they do so that each has a full set of markers? * steal the

  3. CHEM

    Which statement best describes the polarity of SF_4Cl_2?? (or: SF4Cl2, if that helps more) 1. Always polar. 2. Always nonpolar. 3. Depending on the arrangement of outer atoms, this molecule could be polar or nonpolar. & how can

  4. Chemistry - molecular polarity

    Hi Dr. Bob. Could you please take a look at the question below and my work? I'm not sure how to get the correct answer for this question. I would greatly appreciate your help! How many of the following molecules are polar? BrCl3

  1. ap chemistry

    Discuss briefly the relationship between the dipole moment of a molecule and the polar character of the bonds within it. WIth this as a basis, account for the difference between the dipole moments of CH2F2 and CF4. does anyone

  2. CHEM

    What are the expected bond angles in ICl4+ (or) ICl_4^+ ?? I think that I have the stucture drawn correcty: I is the central atom with one lone pair above it. I then have the Cl's with 6dots around them & then bonded, singly, to

  3. Chemistry

    The relative molecular mass of a molecule of chlorine is 72. Which properties of the atoms in this molecule are the same? 1 radius 2 nucleon number 3 relative isotopic mass Answer: 1 only Can someone please explainnn! Thanks :)

  4. AP Chemistry- PLEASE HELP

    The electron-domain geometry and molecular geometry of iodine trichloride are __________ and __________, respectively.

  1. Chemistry

    Draw the Lewis structures for BrO3- and ClO4- and indicate their correct number of additional resonance structures. I'm a little confused about this. For example, I've got the correct original form of BrO3- down. Where all 3 O

  2. Physics

    How many atoms of hydrogen are in 220g of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)? the molecular weight of H2O2 = 2*1 +2*16 =34 therefore, there are 220/34 moles of the molecule = 6.47 moles, so there are 6.47xAvogadro's number of molecules

  3. Science

    What is the three-dimensional structure of the nuclei of atoms in a molecule or polyatomic ion called? Lewis Dot structure bond length molecular geometry molecular formula Molecular geometry?

  4. chemistry

    Which of the following is a molecular compound that contains five atoms per molecule? germanium tetrabromide dinitrogen monoxide dinitrogen pentoxide nitrogen diselenide please explain. I am having a very hard time comprehending

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.