Why is LiF almost insoluble in water whereas LiCl soluble not only in water but also in acetone?

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  40

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Solution :-

LiF has a greater ionic character than LiCl which disturbs the balance between hydration energy and lattice energy. This balance is crucial for the solvability of ions in solution. Due to greater covalent character and lower lattice energy, dissolution of LiCl is more exothermic in nature than that of LiF.

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