Problem: For the compound ClF3:a. Draw the best Lewis structure.b. Determine the formal charge for all atoms.c. What is the electron domain geometry?d. What is the molecular shape?e. Is the molecule polar?f. What is the hybridization around the central atom?g. How many sigma bonds are present?h. How many pi bonds are present? 

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For the compound ClF3:

a. Draw the best Lewis structure.

b. Determine the formal charge for all atoms.

c. What is the electron domain geometry?

d. What is the molecular shape?

e. Is the molecule polar?

f. What is the hybridization around the central atom?

g. How many sigma bonds are present?

h. How many pi bonds are present? 

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