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Nitrogen has a reasonable oxidation number in all of the following compounds, and yet one of them is not stable. Which one and why? (5) i) NF3 ii) NF5 iii)

HNO3 iv) NO v) N2O5


NF5 is unstable due to lack of d orbital..so electron pairing will not work... for N max oxidation number of 5
3 5 3
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