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Negative Lattice energy of which compound will be maximum

a   AlF3

b   NaF

c  NaCl

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Lattice energy is defined as an energy is released when gaseous ions bind to form ionic solid. Energy is always released during this process. Hence, the value of lattice energy is negative.

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In ionic compound AlF3, the cation and anion are Al+3 and F-.

In ionic compound NaF, the cation and anion are Na+ and F-.

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