Linear Planar or Neither?

Indicate whether Cl2C=CCl2 is linear, planar, or neither. (numbers are subscript) Thanks!!

3 Answers

  • tetrachloroethene is a planar. More specifically, it is a trigonal planar.

  • The two carbon atoms , each forming 3 sigma bonds , are SP^2 hybridised , both carbon atoms and four chlorine atoms lie in the same plane . Hence it is a planar molecule.

  • it is planar molecule

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