HF is least volatile whereas HCl is most volatile. Explain

Asked by  | 23rd Jul, 2008, 08:49: AM

Expert Answer:

HF is a gas and due to presence of hydrogen bonding HCl is a liquid so,it is more volatile.

Due to high electronegative nature HF is ionic in nature and HCl has covalent bonding this is also the reason why HF is least volatile than HCl.

Answered by  | 23rd Jul, 2008, 09:53: AM

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