The structure of beryllium chloride in the solid state and vapour phase , respectively , are :

  • Option 1)

    Chain and chain

  • Option 2)

    Dimeric and dimeric 

  • Option 3)

    Chain and dimeric 

  • Option 4)

    Dimeric and chain 

Answers (1)

BeCl_{2} in solid state form coordinate bond with other molecule of same type and forms chain like structures.

BeCl_{2} in  vapour phase  exists as a monomer with a linear structure or as chloride bridge dimer

 


Option 1)

Chain and chain

Option 2)

Dimeric and dimeric 

Option 3)

Chain and dimeric 

Option 4)

Dimeric and chain 

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