XeF4, has sp3d2 hybridization, what is it's shape and geometry respectively ?

Asked by anirbanbag81 | 9th Jan, 2018, 10:56: AM

Expert Answer:

In case of XeF4, the structure will be square planar.
There are four pairs of bonding electrons and two lone pairs in the molecule. 
The two lone pairs will be opposite each other in the perpendicular plane, which makes for a square planar molecular geometry.
 
 
 
 

Answered by Varsha | 9th Jan, 2018, 12:13: PM