We are being asked to determine the Lewis structure, Electron-pair geometry, and lone pair around the central atom of NICl2.
We will do the following steps:
Step 1: Determine the central atom
Step 2: Calculate the total valence electron
Step 3: Draw Lewis structure
Step 4: Determine electron-pair geometry
Step 5: Determine the number of lone pair around the central atom
The Lewis diagram for NICl2 is:
The electron-pair geometry around the N atom in NICl2 is ____
There are lone pair(s) around the central atom, so the geometry of NICl2 is ____
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