which is more acidic; CO or Co2 & why??

Asked by commandodriller | 19th Jul, 2008, 10:04: AM

Expert Answer:

CO2 is more acidic because when a molecule contains a multiple bonds between the atoms of dissimilar electronegativities ,the more electronegative atom tries to pull ¶  electrons of the multiple bonds and produces an electron deficiency on less elec tronegative atom,which in turn develops a tendency to accept electrons.

Answered by  | 19th Jul, 2008, 11:08: AM

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