# Tetrahedral Molecular Geometry


This molecule is made up of 4 equally spaced $$sp^3$$ hybrid orbitals forming bond angles of 109.5o. The shape of the orbitals is tetrahedral. Since there is an atom at the end of each orbital, the shape of the molecule is also tetrahedral.

 AX4
 Shape: tetrahedral Steric Number: 4 Lone Pairs: 0 Polar/NonPolar: NonPolar Hybridization: sp3 Examples: CH4, SiH4