Problem: Considering a molecule with polar bonds, which of the following molecular geometries MUST be polar?A. trigonal bipyramidal B. square pyramidal C. square planarD. trigonal planar E. linear

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We’re being asked to determine which of the following molecular geometries MUST be polar given that we have polar bonds. 


The possible electron pair and molecular geometries are:




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Considering a molecule with polar bonds, which of the following molecular geometries MUST be polar?

A. trigonal bipyramidal 

B. square pyramidal 

C. square planar

D. trigonal planar 

E. linear

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