Problem: In CIF3, the electron pairs are arranged about the chlorine atom ina. an octahedron.b. a square plane. c. a trigonal pyramid.d. a tetrahedron. e. a trigonal bipyramid. 

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The electronic geometry of a compound includes surrounding elements and lone pairs around the central atom as the same and count them as individual groups.

Draw the Lewis structure of ClF3:

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In CIF3, the electron pairs are arranged about the chlorine atom in

a. an octahedron.

b. a square plane. 

c. a trigonal pyramid.

d. a tetrahedron. 

e. a trigonal bipyramid. 

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