Thu September 22, 2011 By: Fathima M

nature of oxides

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Fri September 23, 2011
The oxide are among the most important of the compounds formed by elements.The types of oxides known may be acidic ,neutral, basic amphoteric or peroxides. In a given class of oxides of a specific group of elements, the basic nature increases with an increase in atomic number.Ex : Li2O is feebly basic while Cs2O is strongly basic.
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