(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Give the formula of a fluoride molecule that:

is octahedral in shape

is trigonal bypyramidal in shape

is T-shaped

...etc

3. The attempt at a solution

Ok, I'm not really actually looking for an answer, because I already know the answers are SF6, PF5, and ClF3. And I have no trouble understanding VSEPR structures. What I'm wondering is if there is an systematical/mathematical way to approach this problem rather than trial and error like I did?

Thank you very much

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