Problem: Match each of the following ions and molecules with its correct molecular geometryColumn AICl2-NH4+ClO3-BCl3 Column Btetrahedraltrigonal pyramidallineartrigonal planar

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We will match each of the following ions and molecules with its correct molecular geometry.


We will do the following steps for each ions to determine its molecular geometry

Step 1: Determine the central atom

Step 2: Total valence electrons

Step 3: Draw Lewis Structure

Step 4: Determine the molecular geometry


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Match each of the following ions and molecules with its correct molecular geometry

Column A

ICl2-

NH4+

ClO3-

BCl3 

Column B

tetrahedral

trigonal pyramidal

linear

trigonal planar


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