According to the VSEPR theory, what is the molecular shape of #CO_2#?

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May 5, 2016

Answer:

The molecular shape of #CO_2# is Linear.

Explanation:

The lewis structure of #CO_2# according to the VSEPR theory is the following:

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The hybridization of the central carbon atom is #sp^3# and the bonds angle is #180^@# and therefore, the molecular shape of the molecule should be Linear.