why is boron having a maximum covalency of 4 and not 6?

Asked by  | 20th Dec, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Boron have a maximum covalency of 4 since only four orbitals (one s-orbital and three p-orbitals) are available for bonding.

Answered by  | 20th Dec, 2011, 09:47: AM

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