explain about heterolytic fission

explain about heterolytic fission


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Anil Pannikar AskiitiansExpert-IITB
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12 years ago

Dear Mounica,


The breaking of a bond in a compound in which the two fragments are oppositely charged ions. For example, HCl → H++Cl. Heterolytic fission is unsymmetrical wherein one of the fragments takes both the electrons of the shared pair, leaving none on the other. This results into two charged particles as:

Heterolytic fission results into two charged particles


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