sir/mam I am suffering from a query that how to find whether the given compound is hypovalent or hypervalent or follows octet rule .though I remembered the examples, but  I need a proper method

Asked by krishdabhoya2003 | 5th Aug, 2019, 08:19: AM

Expert Answer:

Hypovalent compounds are thoes compounds whose valence electrons are less than octet. Ex BeCl2
 
Hypervalent compounds have more electrons than octet this is because they have extra d-orbitals they can extend their valencies. Ex. PCl5

Answered by Ramandeep | 5th Aug, 2019, 11:25: AM