Question
Wed December 06, 2017 By: Sayalee Thorkar

Which of the following ligand is not responsible for symmetrical bond clevage in B2H6??
Me2S
H-
THF
NH3

Expert Reply
Ramandeep
Thu December 07, 2017
NH3 is responsible for unsymmetrical cleavage of B2H6

Diborane reacts with ammonia, but the products depend on the conditions:

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The structure of Borazine:

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