For PF6- its electron domain geometry is an **octahedral**, its molecular geometry is also octahedral. Octahedral domain geometry is where six atoms are symmetrically arranged around a central atom.

Contents

- 1 What is the the shape molecular geometry of PF6 -?
- 2 What is the electron pair of geometry?
- 3 What is the oxidation number of P in PF6?
- 4 What is the hybridization of the P atom in PF6?
- 5 How many lone pairs are in PF6?
- 6 What is the electron domain geometry about sf_5 +?
- 7 How many valence electrons are around the phosphorus atom in the Lewis structure of PF6?
- 8 What is the electron geometry for H2O?
- 9 How do you write electron pair geometry?

## What is the the shape molecular geometry of PF6 -?

The VSEPR model for [PF6] – is Octahedral.

## What is the electron pair of geometry?

Electron pairs are defined as electrons in bonds, lone pairs, and occasionally a single unpaired electron. The various geometries are shown in the graphic on the upper left. Tetrahedral Electron Pair Geometry Examples: In methane, ammonia, water and hydrogen fluoride, the electron pair geometry is tetrahedral.

## What is the oxidation number of P in PF6?

Oxidation number of P in is +6.

## What is the hybridization of the P atom in PF6?

The hybridization of the P atom in PFâˆ’6 P F 6 âˆ’ is sp3d2 s p 3 d 2 and the geometry is octahedral.

## How many lone pairs are in PF6?

For hexafluorophosphate, [PF_{6}]^{–}, there are six bonded groups and so no lone pairs. This anion is useful in synthesis since it often aids the crystallization of bulky cations by providing a reasonable size match for the cation.

## What is the electron domain geometry about sf_5 +?

The electron-domain shape is octahedral with a total of six pairs of electrons (5

## How many valence electrons are around the phosphorus atom in the Lewis structure of PF6?

Answer: So in the Lewis structure for PF6 its okay that we have 12 valence electrons around the Phosphorous atom.

## What is the electron geometry for H2O?

H_{2}O: Water has four electron groups so it falls under tetrahedral for the electron-group geometry. The four electron groups are the 2 single bonds to Hydrogen and the 2 lone pairs of Oxygen. Since water has two lone pairs it’s molecular shape is bent.

## How do you write electron pair geometry?

Explanation:

- Write the Lewis dot structure of the molecule. That gives you the steric number (SN) â€” the number of bond pairs and lone pairs around the central atom.
- Use the SN and VSEPR theory to determine the electron pair geometry of the molecule.
- Use the VSEPR shape to determine the angles between the bonding pairs.