S F subscript 6 space end subscript d o e s space n o t space o b e y space o c t e t space r u l e. W h y ?

Asked by surajsubedi14 | 3rd Mar, 2015, 10:29: AM

Expert Answer:

SFis a covalent bonded compound and has expanded octet.

In SF6 molecule, the central sulphur atom has twelve electrons, six electrons of its own and six electrons from six F atoms.


Therefore , SF6  does not obey octet rule.

 

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 3rd Mar, 2015, 11:23: AM