# The correct order of bond angles in the following species is: - Chemistry

MCQ

The correct order of bond angles in the following species is:

#### Options

• $\ce{Cl2O < ClO^-_2 < ClO2}$

• $\ce{ClO^-_2 < Cl2O < ClO2}$

• $\ce{Cl2O < ClO2 < ClO^-_2}$

• $\ce{ClO2 < Cl2O < ClO^-_2}$

#### Solution

$\ce{ClO^-_2 < Cl2O < ClO2}$

Explanation:

$\ce{ClO^-_2 < Cl2O < ClO2}$ is increasing order of bond angle.

Concept: P - Block Group 17 Elements - Chlorine
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