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. What is the oxidation state of chlorine in each of the following substances?

a. CIF

c. HCI

b. Cl2

d. HClO

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The oxidation states of chlorine in ClF should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

The oxidation state is defined as the charge(s) that an atom would have when electron(s) were transferred completely from a molecule or ion.

Explanation

The oxidation state is defined as the charge(s) that an atom would have when electron(s) were transferred completely from a molecule or ion.

While determining the oxidation state of binary compound, the element with greater electronegativity is assigned with negative value of oxidation state which is equal to the charge as an anion in ionic compounds and element whose oxidation states are fixed are assigned...

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The oxidation states of chlorine in Cl2 should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

The oxidation state is defined as the charge(s) that an atom would have when electron(s) were transferred completely from a molecule or ion.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The oxidation states of chlorine in HCl should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

The oxidation state is defined as the charge(s) that an atom would have when electron(s) were transferred completely from a molecule or ion.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The oxidation states of chlorine in HClO should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

The oxidation state is defined as the charge(s) that an atom would have when electron(s) were transferred completely from a molecule or ion.

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