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VSEPR and Hybrid Orbital Table

TypeExampleLewis Dot/_ s e- pairs/_ s atomsmolecular
structure
name
Molecular
Structure
Hybrid
Orbital
AX2BeF2180180linearsp
AX3BF3120120trigonal
planar
sp2
AX2ESO2120120bentsp2
AX4CH4109.5109.5tetrahedralsp3
AX3ENH3~109.5~109.5tripodalsp3
AX2E2H2O~109.5~109.5bentsp3
AX5PF5120, 90120, 90trigonal
bipyramidal
sp3d
AX4ESF4120, 90120, 90wedge or
seesaw
sp3d
AX3E2ICl3120, 90 90T-shapedsp3d
AX2E3I3-120, 90 180linearsp3d
AX6SF690 90octahedralsp3d2
AX5EICl590 90square
pyramidal
sp3d2
AX4E2XeF490 90square
planar
sp3d2