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.

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(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 Li+. That is why LiCl is soluble in water as well as in acetone.

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