Which of the following statements are correct for all three halogens (X), Cl, Br and I?
They all form strong acid of the type HX
They all need to gain one electron to acquire stable configuration
Both (1) and (2) ate correct
None of the above is correct
Halogens have np5 configuration and they need one electron to acquire to attain noble gas configuration. All halogens form strong acid of type HX.