11th Class Chemistry The p-Block Elements-I

  • question_answer 6) \[{{[Si{{F}_{6}}]}^{2-}}\]is known whereas \[{{[SiC{{l}_{6}}]}^{2-}}\]is not. Give possible reasons.


    The main reasons are: (i) Six large chloride ions cannot be accommodated around\[S{{i}^{4+}}\] due to limitation of its size. (ii) Interaction between lone pair of chloride ion and \[S{{i}^{4+}}\]is not very strong.

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