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# Which of the following statement is correct ?

$\begin {array} {1 1} (A)\;\text{Borax involves two boron atoms in$ sp^2$hybridization and two boron atoms in$sp$hybridization} \\ (B)\;\text{Borax involves two boron atoms in$ sp^2$hybridization and two boron atoms in$sp^3$hybridization} \\ (C)\;\text{Borax involves all the four atoms in$ sp^2$hybridization } \\ (D)\;\text{Borax involves all the four atoms in$ sp^3$hybridization } \end {array}$

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The structure of Borax is
Borax involves two boron atoms in $sp^2$ hybridization and two boron atoms in $sp^3$ hybridization
Hence option (B) is the correct answer.
answered Jul 27, 2014
edited Jul 28, 2014