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Draw the Lewis structure for SeF4 . Is the molecule polar or nonpolar? What is the electronic geometry, molecular geome...


Draw the Lewis structure for SeF4 . Is the molecule polar or nonpolar? What is the electronic geometry, molecular geometry, and hybridization of selenium? Lastly, draw the 3-D structure of the entire molecule.

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We have to draw Lewis structure for SeF4.Is the molecule polar or nonpolar. Also write the electronic geometry, molecular geometry, and hybridization of selenium as follows in step 2:

The Lewis structure of SeF4 is,

Chemistry homework question answer, step 2, image 1

The electron arrangement for five electron pairs is trigonal bipyramidal.

The 3D structure of SeF4 is,

Chemistry homework question answer, step 2, image 2

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