Answer to Question #36911 in Physical Chemistry for Parikshit
The hybridisation of oxygen in both water and diethyl ether is same but they differ in their bond angles.explain.
Ethyl is larger in size group as compared with the hydrogen atoms in water molecule. The repulsion between ethyls is the reason why the C-O-C angle in diethyl ether is larger than H-O-H angle in water.
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