Which one of the following is planar ?

(a) XeF4

(b) XeO4

(c) XeO3F

(d) XeO3F2

Concept Videos :-

#7 | Hybridization in case of Carbon| Intro
#8 | Hybridization in case of Carbon| sp3
#9 | Hybridization in case of Carbon| sp2
#10 | Hybridization in case of Carbon| sp
#11 | Hybridization in case of other Molecules

Concept Questions :-

Hybridisation

(a) Structure of XeF4 is as follows

It involves sp3d2 hybridisation in Xe-atom. The molecules has square planar structure. Xe and four F-atoms are coplanar. The lone pairs present on axial positions, minimise electron pair repulsion.

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