Trigonal Planar: Structure & Examples


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Which of the following statements is FALSE about a trigonal planar compound?

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1. Which of the following is the correct molecular geometry for a trigonal planar compound?

2. Which of the following compounds demonstrates trigonal planar molecular geometry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this interactive quiz and worksheet combo to challenge your knowledge of trigonal planar and the characteristics of these compounds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics discussed in this quiz will include:

  • Identifying trigonal planar compounds
  • Trigonal planar compound characteristics
  • Molecular geometry

Skills Practiced

Use these skills with this interactive quiz and worksheet:

  • Making connections - use the information provided within the lesson to distinguish the characteristics of a trigonal planar compound
  • Knowledge application - use a diagram to determine the correct molecular geometry for a trigonal planar compound
  • Information recall - remember the material given about trigonal planars determine a compound that does not fit under this categorization

Additional Learning

Explore the tutorial entitled Trigonal Planar: Structure & Examples to study the specifics of trigonal planar molecular geometry. This lesson will cover:

  • Examples of boron hydride
  • Examples of boron trifluoride
  • Examples of trigonal planar compounds with double bonds