Asked by  | 15th Apr, 2008, 10:21: PM

Expert Answer:

Cl has vantcant d orbital whereas F doesnot hence the 2p-2p intereletronic repulsions in Cl will be less than F.

( its something like this if 2 students have enough space to sit and do their work there can be less fights when to a situation where there is very less space and 1  more is to be given some space!!!)

Answered by  | 17th Apr, 2008, 01:53: AM

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