Draw the Lewis structure for {eq}ClBr_3 {/eq} and determine its electron geometry and molecular geometry.

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Draw the Lewis structure for {eq}ClBr_3 {/eq} and determine its electron geometry and molecular geometry.

## Chlorine Tribromide:

Chlorine tribromide is a polar molecule due to presence of electronegativity difference between chlorine and bromine atoms and it is an interhalogen compound.

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View this answerChlorine and bromine atoms are {eq}{\rm{1}}{{\rm{7}}^{{\rm{th}}}} {/eq} group element and 7 valence electrons

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Chapter 5 / Lesson 8Learn to depict molecules and compounds using the Lewis structure. Explore the relationship between the octet rule, valence electron, and the electron dot diagram.

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