Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 8 Bonding and Molecular Structure - 8-6 Molecular Shapes - Review & Check for Section 8-6 - Page 314: 1



Work Step by Step

Trigonal pyramidal requires 3 atoms bonded to the central one, which all options have, and the central atom has one lone-pair, $SO_3,BCl_3$ have none, $ClF_3$ has two, only $PCl_3$ has one.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.