In chlorine flouride , both chlorine and flourine have negative charge(electronegatives) then how we come to know which one has to be written first?

Asked by jatin452002 | 6th Jun, 2017, 06:53: PM

Expert Answer:

Fluorine(4) is more electronegative than chlorine(3.0).
Fluorine is clearly the electronegative atom here in ClF.
Thus the name would be Chlorine fluoride.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 7th Jun, 2017, 09:44: AM