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 9 - Problems: 9.26

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

A) BaS or CsCl Cs+ has less charge than the Ba and Cl- has less of a charge than S2-. Therefore, electrons will transfer into BaS but only 1 in CsCl. B) LiCl or CsCl Li is smaller than Cs. The distance between the opposite charge particles is smaller in the LiCl compound than the CsCl compound.
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