SF6 is known nt SCi6.why?

Asked by aathiramurali | 24th Nov, 2009, 05:54: PM

Expert Answer:

Due to small size of Sulphur atom,six large Cl atoms cannot be accomodated around S atom.But six small F atom atoms can be  easily accomodated around sulphur atom to form SF6. Hence SF6 is easily formed but not SCl6.

Answered by  | 25th Nov, 2009, 08:57: AM

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