For which of the ions will the electron-domain and molecular geometries be the same
electron-domain geometry→ Atoms and lone pairs are treated the same
molecular geometry → Atoms and lone pairs are treated differently
For electron-domain and molecular geometries to be the same, the structure should not have a lone pair in the central atom.
Consider the following XF4 ions: PF4–, BrF4–, ClF4+, and AlF4–. For which of the ions will the electron-domain and molecular geometries be the same?
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