# NEET Chemistry The s-Block Elements Questions Solved

Assertion :  LiF is almost insoluble in water

Reason :  LiCl is soluble not only in water but also in acetone.

(B). Low solubility of LiF in water is due to its high lattice energy. LiCl has some covalent character due to the high polarising power of $L{i}^{+}$. That is why LiCl is soluble in water as well as in acetone.

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