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How is the bond angle of H 2 S lesser than H 2 O even though both of them have two lone pairs and two bond pairs?????

How is the bond angle of H2S lesser than H2O even though both of them have two lone pairs and two bond pairs?????


 

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PRIYANKA TATA ASKIITIAN
78 Points
11 years ago

oxygen is more electronegative than sulfur ..so decreasing electronegativityof central atom and decreasing tendency of sp3 hybn is reason for decrease in bond angle...

plz approve..!

priyanka tata

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