Problem: The central atom of a molecule has three lone pairs and is bonded to each of two other atoms with a single bond. What is the molecular geometry (shape) of the molecule? a) Linear b) Trigonal planar c) Trigonal bipyramidal d) Octahedral e) Square Planar

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The central atom of a molecule has three lone pairs and is bonded to each of two other atoms with a single bond. What is the molecular geometry (shape) of the molecule?

a) Linear

b) Trigonal planar

c) Trigonal bipyramidal

d) Octahedral

e) Square Planar

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