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Solution - NeF2 Does Not Exist. - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Chemistry

Question

Which one of the following does not exist?

(i) XeOF4 

(ii) NeF2

(iii) XeF2 

(iv) XeF6

Solution 1

NeFdoes not exist.

Solution 2

NeF2 does not exist. This is because the sum of first and second ionization enthalpies of Ne are much higher than those of Xe. Consequently, F2 can oxidise Xe to Xe2+ but cannot oxidise Ne to Ne2+.

Is there an error in this question or solution?

APPEARS IN

 NCERT Chemistry Textbook for Class 12 Part 1 (with solutions)
Chapter 7: The p-block Elements
Q: 37 | Page no. 208

Reference Material

Solution for question: NeF2 Does Not Exist. concept: null - Concept of Group 18 Elements. For the courses CBSE (Science), CBSE (Arts), PUC Karnataka Science, CBSE (Commerce)
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