Siddharth Srivastava posted an Question
December 16, 2021 • 21:23 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
  • Chemistry (CY)

7. h-b-h bond angle in bh4 - is

7. H-B-H bond angle in BH4- is. As I know that hybridization is sp3 but why the angle is not 109° 28', can you explain it with figure , explaination ?

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  • Shreyasi majumdar 1

    It is a example of regular sp3 molecule with no lone pairs and all bond pairs same. Hence there is no distortion from the regular tetrahedral angle 109.5°.

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    but the answer is 180° in USP( unit solved paper) module

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    There must be some misprint. 180° is for sp hybridisation. This is sp3 hybridised

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    ok sir

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    please accept my answer

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