# What is the electron pair geometry for an ammonia molecule, NH_3?

$A {X}_{3} E$

#### Explanation:

![https://d2jmvrsizmvf4x.cloudfront.net/TxfeO8QJS4uL3w1g41Mv_nh3.jpg)

A = central atom (N)
X = peripheral atoms (H)
E = non-bonding electron pairs (lone pair )

This video gives a quick summary of molecular shapes and VESPR theory.

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