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Sat March 19, 2011 By: Pratik Sethi

PLEASE EXPLAIN IN DETAIL i)WHAT ACCOUNTS FOR THE FACT THAT ns AND (n-1)d SUBSHELL ARE NEARLY EQUAL IN ENERGY. ii)WHAT CAUSES SPLITTING UP OF DEGENERATE d ORBITALS INTO t2g AND eg

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Tue March 29, 2011
During hybridisation there is a exchange of energy between two shells and they form hybrid orbital of equal energy.
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