Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Self-Assessment Quiz: Q9

Answer

The correct answer is (c)

Work Step by Step

In nitrogen trifluoride ($NF_3$), nitrogen forms 3 covalent bonds, one with each fluorine atom. This leaves 2 electrons of nitrogen, and they form a lone pair. This is depicted in option (c).
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