Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 9 - Chemical Bonding I - Questions & Problems: 9.57

Answer

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Work Step by Step

We know that the octet rule does not hold true for third period elements and beyond because the elements of third period have free d-orbital and hence they need more than 8 valence electrons to fill it.
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