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Examples



See if you can guess what the point group is of these molecules. Click the links to see if you are correct.

 

4 Atomic molecules

    Select the point group
  NH3
  Ammonia

C3v

D3d

C3h

  BF3
  Borontrifluoride

C3h

D3h

Td

  NH2F
 
Fluoroamine

C3

D3h

Cs

  H2O2
 
Hydrogen
  peroxide

C2v

C2

D2

  C2HF
 
Monofluoroethyne

C2

C-infinity-v

D-infinite-h

 

    Select the point group
  N2F2
  Nitrogen
  fluoride

C2v

C2h

C2

  P4
  Phosphorous

C4

Td

D4h

 

others are:

       2-3 Atomic molecules
       5-6 Atomic molecules
        7+ Atomic molecules

 

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