H= 1 valence electron

Cl= 7 valence electrons.

Therefore, it must have a total of 8.

H is single-bonded to Cl, and Cl will have 3 pairs of nonbonded electrons.

Cl= 7 valence electrons.

Therefore, it must have a total of 8.

H is single-bonded to Cl, and Cl will have 3 pairs of nonbonded electrons.