General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 21 - Chemistry of the Main-Group Elements - Questions and Problems - Page 929: 21.66


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We knwo that $PtF_6$ reacted with molecular oxygen. As the first ionization energy of xenon was slightly less as compared to molecular oxygen, that 's why he reasoned that $PtF_6$ should react with xenon as well.
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