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down the 15 group halides bond angle decreases as repulsion between bond and non-bonded pair of electron dec …..........but how these 2 are related

down the 15 group halides bond angle decreases as repulsion between bond and non-bonded pair of electron dec …..........but how these 2 are related

Grade:12th pass

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Rupali
20 Points
7 years ago
the bond angle of 15 group halides down the group decreases becoz the electronegativity of elements decreases 
Avinash
askIITians Faculty 1246 Points
7 years ago
Electronegativity (the atom's ability of attracting electrons) decreases down the group.

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