How can I determine molecular geometry from the Lewis structure?

1 Answer
Mar 24, 2018

Answer:

You ask how many electron pairs, bonding and non-bonding, are present around the central atom....

Explanation:

And these electron pairs, bonding and non-bonding, assume the shape of the Platonic solids: see this old answer and links for details of #"Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion theory"#.