A central atom in a molecule has two lone pairs of electrons and forms three single bonds. The shape of this molecule is:
Question:

A central atom in a molecule has two lone pairs of electrons and forms three single bonds. The shape of this molecule is:

 

  1. see-saw

  2. planar triangular

  3. T-shaped

  4. trigonal pyramidal


Correct Option: , 3

Solution:

$\mathrm{sp}^{3} \mathrm{~d}$ hybridised

T-shaped

 

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