JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Question Bank Electronegativity

  • question_answer The solubilities of carbonates decreases down the magnesium group due to a decrease in [AIEEE 2003]

    A) Lattice energies of solids

    B) Hydration energies of cations

    C) Inter-ionic attraction

    D) Entropy of solution formation

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Due to decrease in hydration energy of cation and lattice energy remains almost unchanged.

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