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Compare Hydrogen and Halogens on the Basis Of: Ion Formation - Chemistry

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Compare hydrogen and halogens on the basis of:

ion formation

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Solution

Both show a tendency to form anions because they are one electron short of the nearest inert gas configuration.

H + e- → H-

Cl + e- →Cl-

Concept: Position of the Non-metal (Hydrogen) in the Periodic Table
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Selina Concise Science Chemistry 1 Class 9 ICSE
Chapter 6 Study of the First Element - Hydrogen
Exercise 6 (A) | Q 8.2 | Page 102
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