Question

The greater reactivity of is due to :

A

lower electron affinity of F.

B

lower bond energy of bond.

C

higher electronegativity of F.

D

gaseous state of .

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Correct option is B)

The greater reactivity of is due to lower bond energy of F- F bond and bond energy is lower because of charge repulsion between two F atoms (due to lower size of F atom charge density is high and repulsion is very high so bond energy is low) making its bond enthalpy lower..

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