PbO2 is stronger oxidizing agent than SnO2.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 31st May, 2016, 01:25: PM

Expert Answer:

  • In Sn +4 oxidation state is more stable than +2 oxidation state.
  • But in case of Pb due to inert pair effect +2 oxidation state is more stable and so Pb+4 gets converted into Pb+2 easily and acts as a good oxidizing agent.


Answered by  | 31st May, 2016, 03:25: PM