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The shape/structure of [XeF5] and XeO3F2, respectively are :

(1) octahedral and square pyramidal 

(2) trigonal bipyramidal and trigonal bipyramidal

(3) trigonal bipyramidal and pentagonal 

(4) pentagonal planar and trigonal bipyramidal

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Ans. (4) pentagonal planar and trigonal bipyramidal

Sol. (i) XeF5

St. No. = (5 + 2) = 7

so hybridisation is = sp3d3 and structure is pentagonal planar.

(ii) XeO3F2

St. No. = 5

so hybridisation is = sp3d and structure is trigonal bipyramidal.

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