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The manganate and permanganate ions are tetrahedral, due to

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the π -bonding involves overlap of d -orbitals of oxygen with d -orbitals of manganese
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the π -bonding involves overlap of p -orbitals of oxygen with d -orbitals of manganese
c
there is no π-bonding
d
the π -bonding involves overlap of p -orbitals of oxygen with p -orbitals of manganese.

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Correct option is B

In manganate and permanganate ions, π -bonding takes place by overlap of p -orbitals of oxygen with d -orbitals of manganese. In fact oxygen being a second period element does not have vacant d-orbitals.

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