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Malvika Rao from DIVINE CHILD SCHOOL , asked a question
Subject: Chemistry , asked on 25/12/12

WHAT IS SEXTET OF ELECTRON ?plzz tell

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Anuradha Puri ,Meritnation Expert added an answer
Answered on 26/12/12

Sextet of electrons means a set of 6 electrons in the outershell of a bonded  element.For example in AlCl3 and BF3, the central atom contains a sextet of electrons.

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Rajnish "d Best Way To Prepare... , From Kendriya Vidyalaya , added an answer
Answered on 17/2/10

 sonali vat is this can u explain ur question properly ??

Arundhati Sudan , From Delhi Public School , added an answer
Answered on 17/2/10

 i think nucleophile........m really doubtful

Suresh Anand , From D.a.v. Boys Senior Secondary School , added an answer
Answered on 18/2/10

 There is no such thing as a sextet of electrons. Sextet refers to a set of six. We only have duplet of electrons (Helium 's configuration) and otherwise the only mentioned set is an octet, for eight electrons. There is no sextet configuration assigned for electrons.

Krishna J , From Padanilam H S S , added an answer
Answered on 18/2/10

sorry for intrpretting you.in boron atoms sextet can exist due to the three electrones in valense shell.eg,.BCl3

prrish.baskar... , added an answer
Answered on 25/5/11

 a sextet is a group or set of six 

Sai Subhakar , added an answer
Answered on 12/8/12

 Electron sextet means six electrons in their valence shell of an atom.:)