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The thermal stability order for group 14 halides is:

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GeX2<SiX2<SnX2<PbX2
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SiX2<GeX2<PbX2<SnX2
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SiX2<GeX2<SnX2<PbX2
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PbX2<SnX2<GeX2<SiX2
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Solution

The correct option is B SiX2<GeX2<SnX2<PbX2

The stability of group 14 tetrahalides decreases down the group while that of dihalides increases down the the group due to an increase in inert pair effect.


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