why does LiCl has covalent bond and not ionic bond?

Asked by anamika09 | 25th Aug, 2010, 02:08: PM

Expert Answer:

The size of lithium atom and ion is very small so it has high ionization energy and least electropositive character. The polarizing power of Li+ ion is quite high and results in the covalent character of its compounds.

Answered by  | 26th Aug, 2010, 10:18: AM

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