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    What is the bond angle in SF6 or in octahedral molecular arrangement ? and why is fluorine the only element in group 7 that reacts with xenon and what compunds are formed when xenon reacts with flourine.
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    in an octahedral arrangement, bond angle is 90 degrees..
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    (Original post by e-n-i-g-m-a)
    What is the bond angle in SF6 or in octahedral molecular arrangement ? and why is fluorine the only element in group 7 that reacts with xenon and what compunds are formed when xenon reacts with flourine.

    In order for a noble gas such as Xenon to react it is necessary to remove electrons from a highly stable full shell configuration, thus you need a highly electronegative, strongly oxidising species, such as fluorine.
 
 
 
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