Shapes & polarity questions

1. Predict the shape and bond angles of:(a) boron trichloride, BCl3(b) phosphoryl chloride, POCl3(c) phosphine, PH3(d) hydrogen cyanide, HCN2. Explain why sulfur dioxide molecules, SO2, have a bent shape whereas carbon dioxide molecules, CO2, are linear.3. Explain why the H-N-H angle in ammonia is smaller than the H-N-H angle in the ammonium ion.4. (a) A simplified model of benzene, C6H6, shows the six carbon atoms in...


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