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Explain why fluorine forms only one oxoacid ,HOF.

7.24  Explain why fluorine forms only one oxoacid, HOF.

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In fluorine d-orbitals are absent and also it has very high electronegativity and small size.o it shows only +1 oxidation state in oxo-acid, but not + 3, + 5 or + 7. Hence It forms only one oxoacid HOF and doesn't form oxoacid having other oxidation states than +1 likeHOFO,HOFO_2 \:and \:HOFO_3.

 

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