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What is the structure of ortho boric acid...??also , explain its structure..

What is the structure of ortho boric acid...??also , explain its structure..

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Bhavya
askIITians Faculty 1281 Points
6 years ago
Dear student
Below is the structure of Boric acid
505-2121_boric-acid.jpg
But there exists extensive hydrogen bonding in between the OH groups of boric acid because of which the new structure becomes :-

505-2345_boric-acid-structure.gif
Vikas TU
14149 Points
6 years ago
ortho boric acid is the weak monobasic acid which is also used as antiseptic and  for health hazards.
the thre -OH group are simply attached with boron atom as usual with sigma bonds.
the chemical formulae is :
H3BO3.
 

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