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The structure of XeF2 is: 
  1. Linear
  2. Pyramidal
  3. Trigonal planar
  4. Square planar


Solution

The correct option is A Linear
XeF2 structure features two covalent bonds between one xenon atom and two fluorine atoms. The xenon atom also holds 3 lone pairs of electrons. The hybridisation of the molecule is sp3d.

It is a linear molecule.

 

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