How many total of NOCl valence electrons?What is lewis structure?What is molecular shape?What is bond angle?Is NOCl polor or non-polar?
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NOCl is called nitrosyl chloride. First we need to count the total number of valence electrons. We just add the valence electrons of each atoms involved.
N = 5
Cl = 7
O = 6
Next, we have to assign the central atom; In this case it is N.
Now we have to connect the atoms and form a bond. We can form one N-Cl bond and one N=O bond
Cl - N = O
Finally, we have to distribute The remaining electrons on Br and N provided that it follows the octet rule.
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: Cl - N = O
NOCl has a geometry of bent. The angle is 120 degrees.
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