General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson Prentice Hal
ISBN 10: 0132064529
ISBN 13: 978-0-13206-452-1

Chapter 23 - The Transition Elements - 23-7 Concept Assessment - Page 1058: 23-7


The geometry of $\left[\mathrm{CdCl}_{5}\right]^{3-}$ anion is trigonal bipyramidal because there are five pairs of electrons around the $\mathrm{Cd}^{2+}$ central ion.

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