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AX2

Linear

Bond Angle: 180° 

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A: 1 central atom

X: 2 bonded atoms

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AX3

Trigonal planar

Bond angle: 120°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 3 bonded atoms

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AX2E1

Bent

Bond angle: <120°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 2 bonded atoms

E: 1 lone pair

4

AX4

Tetrahedral

Bond angle: 109.5°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 4 bonded atoms

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AX3E1

Trigonal Pyramidal

Bond angle: <109.5°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 3 bonded atoms

E: 1 lone pair

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AX2E2

Bent

Bond Angle: <109.5

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A: 1 central atom

X: 2 bonded atoms

E: 2 lone pairs

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AX5

Trigonal Pyramid

Bond Angle: 120° and 90°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 5 bonded atoms

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AX4E1

See Saw

Bond Angle: <120° and <90°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 4 bonded atoms

E: 1 lone pair

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AX3E2

T-shaped

Bond Angle: <90°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 3 bonded atoms

E: 2 lone pairs

10

AX2E3

Linear

Bond Angle: 180°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 2 bonded atoms

E: 3 lone pairs

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AX6

Octahedral 

Bond Angle: 90°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 6 bonded atoms

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AX5E1

Square pyramidal

Bond Angle: <90°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 5 bonded atoms

E: 1 lone pair

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AX4E2

Square Planar

Bond Angle: 90°

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A: 1 central atom

X: 4 bonded atoms

E: 2 lone pairs