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Give an example of oxidation of one halide by another halogen. Explain the feasibility of the reaction

Give an example of oxidation of one halide by another halogen. Explain the feasibility of the reaction

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Navjyot Kalra
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8 years ago
More electronegative halogen displaced lesser electronegative halogen from its halide. Thus,
CI2 + 2KBr (or 2 KI) → 2KCI + Br2­ (or I2)

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