Being a covalent bond, why does HCl break into H+ or Cl- ion?

Asked by  | 25th Aug, 2011, 01:52: AM

Expert Answer:

Due to more electronegativity of Cl atom it get partial negative charge and therefore a polarity deveoped between H and Cl so it can break into H+ and Cl-.

Answered by  | 28th Aug, 2011, 06:25: PM

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