Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 10 - Section 10.2 - VSEPR Theory: The Five Basic Shapes - Conceptual Connection: 10.2

Answer

$HCN$ has a linear molecular geometry

Work Step by Step

$HCN$ has two electron groups - a single bond and a triple bond. So, it has a linear geometry.
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