Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 5 - Gases - Questions & Problems: 5.26

Answer

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Work Step by Step

We know that, using Avogadro's law, the mole ratio and the volume ratio of gases are the same; thus, both are diatomic molecules, and the ratio can be determined by balancing the equation: $1Cl_2+3F_2\rightarrow 2Cl_xF_y$ Thus, by the above equation: x=1 and y=3, making it: $ClF_3.$
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