Exceptions to the octet ruleBorontends to form compounds in which the boron atom has fewer than eight electrons around it (it does not have a complete octet).BH3= 6e–BHHH
Exceptions to the octet ruleElements from period 3 and above can exceed the octetruleWHY???These atoms have available D orbitals that can hold theextra electronsPlace the extra electrons on the central atomSF6XeF4PCl512 electrons12 electrons10 electrons
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