What are the Characteristics of a lone pair ?

What are the characteristics of a lone pair?

Characteristics of a lone pair

Lone pair are the pair of electrons that do not take part in any chemical bond.

They affect the symmetry of molecule or the shape of molecule as they interfere with the other electrons of the molecule .

The electrons of lone pair repel the other bond pair electrons and push the bonds and change the bond angles.

Structure of PCl3

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