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Fri February 15, 2013 By: Renu Mariam John
 

Transition metal of fluorides are ionic in nature whereas bromides and chlorides are usually covalent in nature.give reason.

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Thu February 28, 2013

As electronegativity of the halogens decreases in the order F>Cl>Br, the ionic character of transition metal halides decrease in the order M-F>M-Cl-M-Br.

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