compare the acidic strength of the hypohalous acids giving reasons

Asked by neelsid | 10th Mar, 2012, 05:14: PM

Expert Answer:

The acidic strength of the hypohalous acids increases in the order: HOI < HOBr < HOCl < HOF

 It is because the electronegativity of halogen decreases down the group.

Answered by  | 12th Mar, 2012, 10:41: AM

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