Boron

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KaitlynBali_4B
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Boron

Postby KaitlynBali_4B » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:58 pm

Why is boron stable with only six valence electrons in a molecule?

AGulati_4A
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Re: Boron

Postby AGulati_4A » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:33 pm

It isn't really explained why it is but you just have to know. I think in order to understand that you have to go further into chemistry. There are no clues about it either, with regards to the idea of orbitals.

Aliya Jain 2B
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Re: Boron

Postby Aliya Jain 2B » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:27 pm

Boron has too few of electrons to provide an octet for every atom.


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