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Categorize These Structures According To The Shape

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If the symbol X represents a central atom, Y represents outer atoms, and Z represents lone pairs on the central atom, the structure Y—X—Y (2 lone pairs around X) could be abbreviated as XY2Z2. Classify these structures according to their shape.

Molecular Geometries:
linear
bent 120
bent 109
trigonal pyramidal
T-shaped
see saw
square planar
square pyramidal

Possiblities:

XY4Z2
XY5Z
XY2Z
XY2Z3
XY4Z
XY2Z2
XY3Z2
XY3Z

 

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