inter halogen compounds are more reactive than pure halogens. why?

Asked by prashantrairohit | 10th Feb, 2019, 09:25: AM

Expert Answer:

The bond between two different halogen atoms (X-X bond) is weaker than that of the bond between the same halogens (A-X bond). The weakness is due to differences in the electronegativities of the two halogens.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 10th Feb, 2019, 04:56: PM