why non metals dosen't react with water or steam?

Asked by  | 17th Aug, 2008, 08:30: PM

Expert Answer:

Non metals dosen't react with water or steam because they are electronegative due to typical electronic configuration and cannot reduce hydrogen from water ,and also cannot break the bonds between H and O in water

Answered by  | 19th Aug, 2008, 12:20: PM

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