(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)
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Generally when there is a carbon atom in the molecule it is in the center. You would arrange H and Cl around it tetrahedrally. It technically does not matter how you arrange the 2 H and 2 Cl atoms around the C atom in the Lewis structure, since in a tetrahedral molecular geometry it is impossible for two atoms to be directly opposite one another -- they will always be 109.5 degrees apart.
The arrangement really doesn't matter in this case as all you would need to get from the lewis structure is that there are 4 areas of electron density around the central atom and that would make it have a tetrahedral shape and all the characteristics that come with it.
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