state of hybridization of Xe in cationic part of solid in XeF6

Asked by isha007 | 15th Oct, 2010, 01:11: PM

Expert Answer:

In the formation of the fluorides of xenon, there are 6 and  the electrons in the valence shell of xenon get unpaired. These are promoted to vacant 5d orbitals
oxidation state-+6
Hybridization- sp3d3
structure-Distorted octahedral

Answered by  | 15th Oct, 2010, 07:20: PM

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