Chemical Bonding

The molecules MLx is planar with 7 pairs of electrons around M in valence shell. The value of x is ... ??

Integer type.! ....This question was posted first by Subhomoy bhaiya,again repeated......Well Wats dat 7 pair of electrons actually trying to conclude......He also had d same problem.......

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Swarna Kamal Dhyawala ·

Square planar geometry(lone pairs are in axial position)
Bonding Groups = 4
Non bonding groups =2

Swarna Kamal Dhyawala ·

i think it is x=4

Adhiraj Das ·

Is it x=5?

In a book I found so.

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