What the molecular shape geometry of #CHClO#?

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Jun 1, 2017

Answer:

Given #O=C(Cl)H# it is #"trigonal planar"# to a first approx.......

Explanation:

#"Formyl chloride"# has 3 regions of electron density around the carbon, and a formal #ppi-ppi# #C-O# bond. #/_Cl-C-O# and #/_H-C-O# are roughly #120# #""^@#.