Problem: Which one of the compounds has a trigonal planar electron geometry?a) H2Ob) O3c) BeCl2d) PCl3

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Which one of the compounds has a trigonal planar electron geometry?

a) H2O

b) O3

c) BeCl2

d) PCl3

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