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Chemical Bonding

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CCl4 molecule is:

A Trigonal planar
B Linear
C Octahedral
D Tetrahedral
Ans. D If you draw the electron-dot structure of the CCl4 molecule, you can see that there are four electron pairs around the central carbon atom. All these electrons form four carbon-chlorine bonds which make the molecular geometry - tetrahedral.

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