Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 9 - Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories - Exercises: 9.4a

Answer

Based on the structure, 4 electron domains surround the central carbon atom.

Work Step by Step

There are four bond pairs and no lone pairs around central carbon atom so altogether there are four electron domains.
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