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PRE-U TEXT STPM INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

ISBN: 978 983 3879 83 0

PRE-U TEXT
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Chapter 6 – Group 17: Cl, Br and I
Practice 6.1 General properties of the halogens
Reinforce your understanding and knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of
the elements of Group 17, by elaborating the key words given below:
STPM
Reference

: 1999, P1/Q27, 2000,P1/Q52 P2/Q6(b)(i), (ii); 2001, P1/Q25; 2002, P1/Q25, P2/Q3(a)
2003, P1/Q26, 2004, P2/Q8(a)
: Pages 319 to 328

Guide

The Group 17 elements

The electronic configuration of the valence shells of the elements in Group 17

Reactivity

Physical properties of the Group 2 elements
 The variation of atomic radius when going down Group 17
o Nuclear charge
o Screening effect
o Effective nuclear charge
 The variation of electronegativity when going down Group 17
o Atomic size
o Nuclear charge
 The variation of electron affinity when going down Group 17
 The variation of melting point, boiling point and enthalpy of vapourisation
when going down Group 17
 The bond energy
 The variation of melting point when going down Group 17
o Strength of forces holding particles in the solid state
o The arrangement of particles in the solid state
o Lattice structure

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PRE-U TEXT STPM INORGANIC CHEMISTRY ISBN: 978 983 3879 83 0 ► Chemical properties of the halogens  Halogen as oxidising agents  Reaction of the halogens with hydrogen ► Hydrogen halides  Boiling point and melting point  Thermal stability  The hydrohalic acids  Reactions of halogen with alkali ► Reactions of aqueous halide ions with silver nitrate solution ► Reactions of solid halide ions with concentrated sulphuric(VI) acid ► Oxo-acids of chlorine ► Production of chlorine  The mercury cathode cell  The diaphragm cell ► Uses of halogens and their compounds  Chlorine  Bromine  Iodine © Pearson Malaysia Sdn. 2007 2 . Bhd.