Dehydration of hydrates of halides of calcium, barium and strontium i.e., CaCl_{2}6H_{3}O, BaCl_{2}.2H_{2}O, SrCl_{2}.2H_{2}O, can be achieved by heating. These become wet on keeping in air. Which of the following statements is correct about these halides?
(i) act as dehydrating agent
(ii) can absorb moisture from air
(iii) Tendency to form hydrate decreases from calcium to barium
(iv) All of the above

Answers (1)

The answer is the option (iv) Alkaline earth metal chlorides are hydrated and hygroscopic in nature. Thus, all of the above options are correct.

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