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Solution: 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

Problem

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

Solution

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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