### 7th edition 2E #5

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**Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:30 pm**A)What is the shape of a ClO2+ ion?

B)What is the expected OCLO bond angle?

I know the bond angle would not be 180 degrees since the shape is not linear, but the answer says it is slightly less than 120 degrees. How did they arrive at this answer?

B)What is the expected OCLO bond angle?

I know the bond angle would not be 180 degrees since the shape is not linear, but the answer says it is slightly less than 120 degrees. How did they arrive at this answer?