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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, on 26/12/12
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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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Krishna J From Padanilam H S S, added an answer, on 18/2/10
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sorry for intrpretting you.in boron atoms sextet can exist due to the three electrones in valense shell.eg,.BCl3

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

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Arundhati Sudan From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 17/2/10
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 i think nucleophile........m really doubtful

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

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

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Rajnish "d Best Way To Prepare... From Kendriya Vidyalaya, added an answer, on 17/2/10
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 sonali vat is this can u explain ur question properly ??

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

 a sextet is a group or set of six 

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