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Using prinicples of molecular bonding geometry, please explain why the I3 - ion is linear.
I3- by itself, or is it bonded to something??
It's the three Iodine ion...I forgot what it's called, but I know, now why it's linear. So...don't worry about it, now =)
the central I-atom has lone electron pairs
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