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Rotational symmetry of a methane molecule and the bond angle

Glaister, P. (1993) Rotational symmetry of a methane molecule and the bond angle. Journal of Chemical Education, 70 (5). p. 351. ISSN 0021-9584

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1021/ed070p351


The rotational symmetry of a methane molecule can be used to great advantage to calculate the bond angle. The problem is worked out in this article.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Mathematics and Statistics
ID Code:23693
Uncontrolled Keywords:Upper-Division Undergraduate; Inorganic Chemistry; Group Theory/Symmetry
Publisher:The American Chemical Society

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