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Lithium salts have a greater degree of covalent character than other halides of the group. 


Correct Answer
A

True

Your Answer
B

False


Solution

The correct option is A

True


The small size of Li+ gives it a huge polarizing power ( The ability of a cation to distort an anion is known as polarisation power ). The electron cloud of larger halide ion gets distorted and this leads to covalency.

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