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Due to the VSEPR theory (the valence shell electron pair repulsion theory) It has a tetrahedral shape because it has four negative charge centres. When there are four negative charge centres and all there are four bonding pairs of electrons the shape is tetrahedral. for future reference any atom with 4 negative charge centres will have the following structures (depending on how many of the electron pairs (negative charge centres) are bonded): all bonding pairs: tetrahedral (for example ccl4, ch4 nh4 bf4) 3 bonding and 1 non bonding: trigonal pyramid (e.g. ammonia) 2 bonding and 2 non bonding: bent (v-shaped) - for example water.

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Q: Explain why ch3cl has tetrahadral shape?
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