A model for BeI2 is shown in the chem3D window. BeI2 has linear geometry.

ball & stick

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Rotate the molecule until you have a feeling for its three-dimensional shape. Do the atoms in the molecule appear to lie on a straight line. 

What is the bond-angle at the central atom? 

 degrees.

For practice, type in the name of the geometry of the molecule: fill in the blank 3