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LiCl and BCl3 are examples of ___.


A

Duplets

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B

Incomplete Octet

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C

Half-filled Octet

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D

Complete Octet

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Solution

The correct option is C

Incomplete Octet


LiCl looks like Li : Cl and BCl3 looks like

Li and B have incomplete octet even after bond formation. These are exceptions to the octet rule.


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