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 - Review Questions - Page 325a: 4c


trigonal pyramidal

Work Step by Step

Here, we see that there are three bonded atoms and one lone pair, giving an electron domain of 4. We know that three bonded atoms and one lone pair corresponds to a trigonal pyramidal molecular geometry.
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