A Metal, M Forms Chlorides In +2 And +4 Oxidation States. Which Of The Following Statements About These  chlorides Is Correct?

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Question

A metal, M forms chlorides in +2 and +4 oxidation states. Which of the following statements about these  chlorides is correct?

Solution

Correct option is

MCl2 is more ionic than MCl4.

Compounds in lower oxidation states are more ionic than those in the higher oxidation states. Thus, MCl2 is more ionic than MCl4.

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