# P$\pi$-p$\pi$ back bonding occurs in halides of boron and not in those of aluminium. Explain

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p$\pi$-p$\pi$ back bond is linked with the size of the central atom in the halide and decreases with the
increase in size. Since the size of aluminium is quite big as compared to that of boron, p$\pi$-p$\pi$ bonding is possible in boron and not in aluminium.