Problem: Consider the molecule below. Determine the molecular geometry at each of the 2 labeled carbons:a) C1 = trigonal planar, C2 = bentb) C1 = tetrahedral, C2 = linearc) C1 = trigonal planar, C2 = tetrahedrald) C1 = bent, C2 = trigonal planare) C1 = trigonal pyramidal, C2 =see-saw

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Consider the molecule below. Determine the molecular geometry at each of the 2 labeled carbons:

a) C1 = trigonal planar, C= bent

b) C1 = tetrahedral, C= linear

c) C1 = trigonal planar, C= tetrahedral

d) C1 = bent, C= trigonal planar

e) C1 = trigonal pyramidal, C=see-saw

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