Asked Dec 26, 2019

what are pseudohalogens? give some important pseudohalogens and pseudohalides.


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Pseudohalogens are also called as ‘fake halogens’.

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Pseudohalogens are anions (weakly coordinating) with resemblance to true halogens in its chemistry.  These are formed by P block elements through combination of two or more elements.  These form complexes and covalent compounds similar to true halogens.  Hence these are calle...

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