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Group-17 or Halogen family

Which of the following species does/do not exist?


 (1) ICl3: I=5s25p5,I=5s25p4

ICl3is not formed since only 2e 's can be excited from I by Cl atom.
(2) NCl5 does not exist, due to non-vacant d-orbitals.
(3) OF4:

OF4 does not exist since only 2e- s can be excited from O-atom by F-atom.

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