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jd12345
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Feb16-12, 02:37 AM
P: 260
In PCl5 equatorial bonds adn axial bonds areof different lengths and hence of different bond energies. I was asking the reason for this since orbitals hybridise to from new orbitals of equal energies all bonds should have the same stabiltiy but it isnt in case of trigonal bipyramidal. Why?