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Arrange the following LiH, NaH, and CsH in order of increasing ionic character

9.16 Arrange the following

(ii) LiH, NaH and CsH in order of increasing ionic character

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R Rakesh

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the increasing order of ionic character -

LiH<NaH<CsH

The ionic character can be measured by the electronegativity difference between the atom. we know that down the group electronegativity decreases. Therefore, Cs has most electronegative character then Na then Li.

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