Pentagonal planar molecular geometry

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Pentagonal planar molecular geometry
Pentagonal planar molecular geometry
Examples XeF5-
Steric number 7
Coordination number 5
Bond angle(s) 72°, 144°
μ (Polarity) 0

In chemistry, the pentagonal planar molecular geometry describes the shape of compounds where five atoms, groups of atoms, or ligands are arranged around a central atom, defining the vertices of a pentagon.

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