why is SO2 gaseous but SeO2 solid

Asked by neelsid | 9th Mar, 2012, 03:44: PM

Expert Answer:

SO2 is a gas whereas SeO2 is solid. This is because SeO2 has a chainpolymeric structure whereas SO2 forms discrete units.
 
  

Answered by  | 10th Mar, 2012, 09:03: AM

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