How Many Lone Pairs Are On The Central Atom In BCl₃?
In BCl3 molecule, boron will be the central atom which contains three bonded atoms but no lone pair of electrons.
Name of the Molecule: Boron Trichloride
Molecular Formula: BCl3
Geometry: Trigonal Planar
The rule that defines the propensity of atoms to get extreme shells filled with eight electrons is known as the octet rule. As per this rule, the atom acts in the most stable and inert way when its extreme shell is filled up with eight electrons.