Part D. Which choice best describes the polarity of ICl5?
a. The molecule is polar and has polar bonds.
b. The molecule is nonpolar and has polar bonds.
c. The molecule is polar and has nonpolar bonds.
d. The molecule is nonpolar and has nonpolar bonds.
Iodine pentachloride, ICl5, is used for research purposes in scientific laboratories. Clearly one would like to know quite a bit about the chemical nature of this compound. Therefore, to answer the questions in this problem, you will need to draw the Lewis structure of iodine pentachloride.
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