Idealized VSEPR Structures

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molecule 

VSEPR formulation (AXE structure) 

shape 

interactive image  

BF3 

AX3 

trigonal planar 

CF4 

AX4 

tetrahedral 

NF3 

AX3

trigonal pyramidal 

OF2 

AX2E2 

V-shaped 

PF5 

AX5 

trigonal bipyramidal 

SF4 

AX4

sawhorse or squashed tetrahedral 

IF3

AX3E2

 

T-shaped 

IF2- 

AX2E3 

linear 

SF6 

AX6 

octahedral 

IF5 

AX5

square pyramidal 

XeF4 

AX4E2 

square planar