1. C

    Silicon Halides vs. Carbon Halides

    Silicon halides have stronger bonds than corresponding carbon halides. Which is a possible explanation of this phenomenon? A. Silicon has the ability to form a partial double bond with a halogen through the overlap of its d-orbitals with a p-orbital of the halogens. B. The larger silicon...
  2. H

    hydrogen halides

    Hydrogen chloride gai is prepared by adding conc sulfuric acid to solid sodium chloride. the same mehtod is used t prepare hydrogen iodide but the yield is very low when concentrated sulfuric acid is added to solid sodium iodide. Which deductions can be made from the above? 1. Iodide is a...