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: 23.20

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

We all the fact that transition elements having low oxidation states behave like metals.In CrF2, Cr have +2 oxidation state and in CrF6, Cr have +6 oxdation state.This shows that CrF2 have higher metallic behavior than CrF6 as CrF2 have lower oxidation state.
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