General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 10 - Molecular Geometry and Chemical Bonding Theory - Exercises - Page 391: 10.2


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We know that the five electron pairs are there around iodine and should have a trigonal bipyramidal arrangement having two lone pairs occupying equatorial positions.
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