Polarizbity

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Ben 1B
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Polarizbity

Postby Ben 1B » Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:02 pm

Is Fe2+ or Fe3+ more polarizable? Why?

kpang_4H
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Re: Polarizbity

Postby kpang_4H » Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:51 pm

Fe3+ has more polarizing power because it is more positively charged and smaller.

Leyna Dang 2H
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Re: Polarizbity

Postby Leyna Dang 2H » Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:03 pm

If you are referring to the final, I think it asked about more polarizing, not polarizability. The above answer looks right.


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