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Anhydrous ferric chloride is prepared by:


A

heating hydrated ferric chloride at a high temperature in a stream of air

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B

heating metallic iron in a stream of dry chlorine gas

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C

the reaction of ferric oxide with hydrochloric acid

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D

the reaction of metallic iron with hydrochloric acid

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Solution

The correct option is B

heating metallic iron in a stream of dry chlorine gas


Direct union of elements is the option that gives ferric chloride:

2Fe(s)+3Cl2(g)2FeCl3(s)

The chlorine gas is dry and heated so there is no moisture involved.
 

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