How many tetrahedral angles are there in a methane molecule?

1 Answer
Jan 9, 2016

There are six tetrahedral angles in a methane molecule.


The shape of a methane molecule is

If we label the top atom as A and those around the base as D, E, and F, we can identify six different bond angles.

They are

  • ∠ACD
  • ∠ACE
  • ∠ACF
  • ∠DCE
  • ∠DCF
  • ∠ECF