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Kossel - Lewis approach to chemical bonding


The number of hypervalent species among the following: ClO4,BF3,SO42,CO32 is


Compounds or species in which the central atoms have more than an octet of electrons (i.e. 8 e's), such compounds with as expanded octet are called hypervalent compounds.

Thus species (i) CIO4 and (ii) SO42- are hypervalent species.

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