why helium and neon are called inertgases

Asked by md.asif iqbal | 4th Nov, 2012, 08:51: AM

Expert Answer:

Helium and neon are the only true elemental inert gases, because they do not form any (known) true chemical compounds, unlike the heavier noble gases (argon, krypton, xenon and radon).

Answered by  | 4th Nov, 2012, 11:01: AM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.