How is the angle of BF3 120 degrees?

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Since it shows back bonding, shouldn't it be a little more than that?
 

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mjc123
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Which bond angle? all three? Is that possible?
 
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TeethWhitener
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So why doesn't it increases the bond angle?
What number would it increase to?

Edit: ninja'd by mjc123
 
  • #6
What number would it increase to?
Which bond angle? all three? Is that possible?
Edit: ninja'd by mjc123
Um. I don't know.
Perhaps that answered my question. An increase in all three is just impossible. Perhaps I was only playing around with the idea of BB with just one F but it's with all three. Is that what you mean?
 
  • #8
Yes (I can't speak for mjc, but that's what I was thinking)
Okay thanks for helping me!
 

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