The electron gain enthalpy of Chlorine is more negative than Fluorine as an exception, in that case Which one has more oxidising property Chlorine or Fluorine?

Asked by  | 21st May, 2012, 08:05: PM

Expert Answer:

Fluorine is strong oxidising agent than chlorine.

Fluorine is too strong an oxidising agent. Fluorine oxidises water to oxygen and so it is impossible to do simple solution reactions with it.

Answered by  | 22nd May, 2012, 07:34: AM

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