Why cannot we have a double bond between boron and Fluorine to give octet configuration to the central Boron in BF3?

Asked by  | 22nd May, 2012, 09:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Fluoring just requires one more electron to fullfill its octet. So, there will be just single bond between boron and fluorine.

Answered by  | 23rd May, 2012, 12:30: PM

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