Boron cannot form which one of the following anions?

  1. A

    BO2-

  2. B

    BF63-

  3. C

    BH4-

  4. D

    B(OH)4-

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    Solution:

    Boron has electronic configuration (1s)2(2s)2(2p)2. Its valence-shell has only four orbitals and thus it can show a maximum of four valency. Hence, the choice (b) is correct (because the formation of BF63- is not possible).

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