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Bond angles in antidote molecule

  1. Apr 24, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Please refer to the image

    Why is y 109 degrees?(given by my teacher)

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    There are four atoms around the carbon atom, I assumed it to be tetrahedral.

    Why is that wrong?

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  3. Apr 24, 2013 #2


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  4. Apr 26, 2013 #3
    Got it, thanks.
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2013
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