In a regular octahedral molecule, MX6 the number of X-M-X bonds at 180°is

(a) 3

(b) 2

(c) 6

(d) 4

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#10 | Hybridization in case of Carbon| sp
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Concept Questions :-

Hybridisation

(a) In octahedral structure MX6, the six hybrid orbitals (sp3d2) are directed towards the corners of a regular octahedral with an angle of 90°. According to following structure of MX6, the number of X-M-X bonds at 180° must be three. 

                              

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