Problem: After drawing the Lewis structure determine what the molecular geometry of PCl 3 is  a) trigonal bipyramidal b) square planar c) trigonal planar d) V-shaped e) trigonal pyramidal

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After drawing the Lewis structure determine what the molecular geometry of PCl 3 is 

a) trigonal bipyramidal

b) square planar

c) trigonal planar

d) V-shaped

e) trigonal pyramidal

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