Molecular Shape and Structure
Isomers may have quite different reactivities. The operation of enzymes and other catalysts often involves their ability to 'recognise' the shape of substrate molecules. This module describes the basic geometric structures from which most molecules are built and techniques you can use to predict molecular shape in particular cases.

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Molecular Shape
Molecular Shape and Geometry
Linear Molecular Shapes
Trigonal Molecular Shapes
Tetrahedral Molecular Shapes
Sketching Tetrahedral Shapes
Trigonal Bipyramidal Shapes
Sketching Bipyramidal Shapes
Octahedral Molecular Shapes
Sketching Octahedral Shapes
VSEPR Theory
The Shape of SiF4
The Shape of NH4+
The Shape of SF6
The Shape of BeCl2
Session Summary
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