ICL3 bond angles

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Kelsey Jug 1J
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ICL3 bond angles

Postby Kelsey Jug 1J » Sun Oct 30, 2016 2:40 pm

Homework question 4.9 asks for the shape of ICL3 and the ClICl bond angle.

ICL3 is T-shaped, and the solutions manual only lists the slightly less than 90 degree angle, but shouldn't we also note that there's a slightly less than 180 degree angle? Will we have to note both angles on the midterm?

hfrazer1B
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Re: ICL3 bond angles

Postby hfrazer1B » Sun Oct 30, 2016 2:52 pm

Adding to this question, will we need to know general angles for each shape for the midterm?


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