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Which is the most stable chemical compound?

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T. Wikati

T. Wikati

T. Wikati
T. Wikati, Technical Writer, New York

Answered Feb 01, 2021

The correct answer to this question is Lithium Fluoride. The chemical formula of this compound is LiF. Lithium Fluoride is a compound that is inorganic. Other characteristics of it is that it does not have any color and it is a solid. When the crystal size of lithium fluoride decreases, then they will turn white.

Another characteristic of it is that the compound has no odor. Though it has no odor, it does have a distinct taste. The taste of the fluoride will be bitter like salt. This is why the compound can be found in many of the molten salts that are used.

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K. Myers

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Answered Jan 28, 2021

It might actually be a bit hard to establish a chemical compound as the most stable one. But I will actually lay out some facts, and I hope I make sense to you. First of all, I will like to talk about copper ion (Cu++ ions).

This substance has a very higher charge density, which makes it form the most stable complex compound relatively. The charge density of metal ions and the stability of its complex have a close relationship with each other.

From another angle, the electronegativity of the halogens is such as F > Cl > Br > I, whereas the electropositive character among alkaline metals increases, such as Li < Na < K < Rb < ds. Therefore, we can consider LiF to be the most stable compound. LiF is simply the chemical formula for Lithium fluoride. It is a solid inorganic compound that is colorless and odorless.

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C. OWENS

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Answered Jan 22, 2021

The correct answer to this question is LIF. This compound stands for Lithium fluoride. To answer this question, we should first look at halogens electronegativity. It goes as follows: F > Cl > Br > I.

Then, we should look at the alkali metals. The electropositive !Character of these metals goes up as follows: Li < Na < K < Rb < ds

Using these two bits of information, we will find that LiF is the most stable compound. This compound is inorganic and has no color. It is a solid and also has no odor. However, it will turn white when it decreases in size of the crystal.

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S. Barnes

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Answered Jan 21, 2021

Lithium Fluoride is the correct answer to this question. It has the chemical formula that is LiF. This compound is inorganic. It is a solid and it has no color. As the crystal size of lithium fluoride decreases, the compound will them turn white. Along with no color, the lithium fluoride also has no odor.

However, it does have a taste to it, which is bitter and like saline. The fluoride is mainly used in molten salts. It is formed when elements release a high energy, which is per mass of the reactants. It is also prepared from lithium hydroxide, as well a from lithium carbonate with hydrogen fluoride

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Isabel Mathew

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Answered Jan 19, 2021

The alpha-alumina or corundum is the most stable chemical compound, and it boasts a hardness of 9 on the Moh’s scale. It is a crystalline type of aluminum oxide (A1 20 3) typically containing aluminum, titanium, vanadium, and chromium traces.

It is a rock-forming mineral, and it is also a naturally transparent material but can possess different colors depending on transition metal impurities in its crystalline structure. Corundum has two significant kinds of gems, including rubies and sapphires. Rubies are red because they contain chromium.

Sapphires display a wide array of colors depending upon which transition metal is present. Corundum can be found in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks, and when the type of hardness demonstrated within crystals creates the right material for cutting gemstones.

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Victoria Martian

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Answered Jan 19, 2021

Alpha alumina or corundum is the most stable chemical compound. The corundum has a nine on the Mohs scale, but the hardness does not equal stability. Corundum is the crystalline structure of aluminum oxide, typically containing traces of iron, titanium, vanadium, and chromium. It is a rock-forming mineral.

It is also a naturally visible material but can have different colors depending on transition metal impurities in its crystalline structure. Corundum contains two major gem types, ruby, and sapphire. Rubies are red because chromium and sapphires demonstrate a range of colors depending on what transition metal is present.

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J. Alva

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Answered Jan 19, 2021

The most stable compound is known to be Ph3C+. The main reason why this is the most stable compound is the fact that it will have three benzene rings which means that this is the most stable out of the different options that are available.

The three phenyl groups will definitely be more stable as compared to (CH3) 3−C for example. A stable compound will not mix with other compounds anymore because it does not need to lose or gain different atoms anymore just to reach a stable state. Those that are not stable would need to gain and lose electrons in order to reach stability.

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R. Barnes

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Answered Jan 14, 2021

Take note that a stable compound is a type of compound that will have the ability to stand on its own. This means that it does not need to interact with other molecules and other compounds anymore in order to become stable. The most stable compound is Lithium Fluoride also known as LiF.

This is a type of colorless solid that may start to turn into white the smaller that it becomes. You need to know the Standard Gibbs Free Energy of formation value so that you can check the numbers that will be given to you. The smaller the number, the more stable it is. LiF is known to be odorless but if tasted, it will have a slightly salty taste.

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Ken Wilson

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Answered Oct 31, 2018

A chemical compound is unstable if it is reactive. This happens when the electrons are unequally distributed. Every chemical substance is composed of molecules. These are composed of atoms from more than one element held together by chemical bonds.

By contrast, thermodynamic stability occurs when a system is in its lowest energy state, in tune with its environment you might say.

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M. Wright

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Answered May 23, 2018

Chemical compounds are formed when two different atoms come together. For example when two atoms of Hydrogen (H) combine with one atom of oxygen (O), they form a compound called water. The stability of a chemical compound is mostly determined by the strength of the chemical bonds between the atoms. Chemically speaking, water is not especially stable because it does not share its electrons equally.

You may have heard of Teflon. Teflon is a registered trademark and a brand name. Its chemical name is polytetrafluoroethylene. I don’t know if it is considered the most stable chemical compound but it is known to be very stable.

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