The type of hybridisation of boron in diborane is : (a) sp (b) sp(c) sp(d) sp3d2

Asked by yeeshuraj3 | 8th Sep, 2016, 03:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Correct option: (c)  sp3
 
Solution:
Diborane, B2H6 has two electrons each, three centred bonds.
Each Boron atom (B) is linked with four hydrogen atoms. This makes tetrahedral geometry. Hence, each Boron atom is sp3 hybradised.

Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 8th Sep, 2016, 06:52: PM