Question

Maximum pπ-pπ back bonding exists in

Solution

Correct option is

BF3

In BF3, boron atom has vacant 2pzA.O. and fluorine atom has electron pair in 2p A.O. so, maximum overlapping is possible between vacant 2pzA.O. of boron and fully filled 2p A.O. of fluorine due to similar size of A.O’s.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

The species that does not contain peroxide ion is

Q2

Of the following types of glass, the one with the smallest coefficient of thermal expansion is