Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 23 - Problems: 23.21

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

In VF3, V have +3 oxidation state, and in F5, V has +5 oxidation state.The metal with less oxidation number have greater ionic nature, so VF3 have high boiling and melting points compared to VF5.
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