Problem: Predict the approximate molecular geometry around each carbon atom of acetonitrile:

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  • Identify the molecular geometry by analyzing the electron groups present
  • Notice that the given molecule is the actual Lewis structure where the lone pairs are already included

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Predict the approximate molecular geometry around each carbon atom of acetonitrile:

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