Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion

PF5 Phosphorus Pentafluoride

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Sulfur TetrafluoridePhosphorus pentafluoride has 10 electrons around the central phosphorus atom. This means there are five electron pairs arranged in a trigonal bipyramidal shape. Three of the fluorines are equatorial and two are axial. There are no lone pairs. ClF3 PF5 polyhedron

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Related structures H2O | NH3 | CH4 | PF5 |SF4 |ClF3 | SF6 | XeF4

 

 

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