The molecular geometry of SF6 is octahedral. What is the geometry of SF4 (including lone pair(s) of electrons, if (any)?
(1) Square planar
(2) Trigonal bipyramidal
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Ans. (2) Trigonal bipyramidal
Sol. SF4 $\implies$ Steric No = 5 so hybridisation is sp3d.
Geometry is trigonal bipyramidal but shape is “See Saw”.
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