CBSE Class 11-science Answered
Lithium differs in many respects from the remaining characteristic properties of the metals of Group 1, due to the following reasons:
a) The size of lithium atom and ion is very small.
b) The polarizing power of Li+ ion is quite high and results in the covalent character of its compounds.
c) It has high ionization energy and least electropositive character.
d) It has no vacant d-orbitals in its valence shell.
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