Which of the following molecules have higher bond angle and why? CO2 or CH4

Asked by Arvindrajaram | 19th Oct, 2009, 12:56: PM

Expert Answer:

CO2  has a linear structure and hence the OCO bond angle is 180 degrees.

CH4 has a tetrahedral structure and hence the HCH bond angle of 109.4 degrees.

Answered by  | 20th Oct, 2009, 09:13: AM

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