Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 7 The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends - Study Questions - Page 281e: 68


See the answer below.

Work Step by Step

From the given bond lengths the atomic radiuses are: Cl: 100 pm Br: 114 pm I: 133 pm Therefore the estimate for the bond lengths are: Sn-Cl: 241 pm Sn-Br: 255 pm Sn-I: 274 pm Which are relatively close to the experimental values.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.