NEET Chemistry The p-Block Elements (XII) Questions Solved

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Why does NO2 dimerise?

NO2 contains 7+2×8 i.e. 23 odd electrons. In the valence shell N has seven electrons and hence less stable. To acquire stability it dimerizes to form N2O4.

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