Tara asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 5 months ago

What shape does an ammonia (N H subscript 3) molecule have?

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  • Bobby
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

     The ammonia molecule has a trigonal pyramidal shape with the three hydrogen atoms and an unshared pair of electrons attached to the nitrogen atom.

    The lone electron pairs exerts a little extra repulsion on the three bonding hydrogen atoms to create a slight compression to the tetrahedral 107 bond angle.

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