Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 7 - Molecular Structures - Questions for Review and Thought - Applying Concepts - Page 325f: 90d



Work Step by Step

We know that the central atom must have a total of 7 valence electrons: 4 for the two lone pairs, and one for each of the bonded atoms. Thus, Bromine and other halogens will work here.
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