LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
0 votes
in Chemistry by (106k points)

 The compound AgF2 is unstable. However, if formed, the compound acts as a very strong oxidizing agent. Why? 

1 Answer

0 votes
by (315k points)
selected by
Best answer

The +2 oxidation state of Ag is unstable in nature, so the compound (Ag2+ ) tend to gain an electron to possess the +1 oxidation state of silver.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.