Problem: How many lone pairs are on the central atom in BCl 3? Express your answer numerically as an integer.  How many lone pairs are on the central atom of BrF 3? Express your answer numerically as an integer.

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How many lone pairs are on the central atom in BCl 3? Express your answer numerically as an integer.

How many lone pairs are on the central atom of BrF 3? Express your answer numerically as an integer.

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