what is the oxidation no. of fluorine in HOF ? Is CCl4 polar?

Asked by nikita | 23rd Apr, 2013, 05:25: PM

Expert Answer:

In HOF,  F has +1 oxidatin state.
No carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) is nonpolar. Although the C-Cl bonds are polar due to chlorine's high electronegativity, the molecule is tetrahedral, meaning the symmetry causes the dipole moment to cancel.

Answered by  | 23rd Apr, 2013, 08:53: PM

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