Why ICI is more reactive than I 2?

Why ICI is more reactive than I 2?

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Anjali Ahuja
askIITians Faculty 240 Points
7 years ago
Hi student
This is due to the reason that inter- halogen compounds are in general more reactive than intra- halogens due to weaker inter- halogen X-X bond than X-X bond.
thats why, I2 is more stable and less reactive than ICl..

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