Why Xenon Tetrafluoride has a square planar shape? You can refer to the picture of xenon tetrafluoride in the previous post. (Explained By VSEPR theory) Presence of the 2 lone pairs of electrons in XeF4 , exert dipole moments in the opposite directions, hence resulting in a zero net dipole moment, i.e dipoles cancel out each other. This gives rise to an overall square planar shape in Xenon tetrafluoride.????

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