why does OH- have a higher charge density than SH-?

asked by @jankj1 • almost 2 years ago • Chemistry • 5 pts
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Hey Jank! You can rationalise it on the basis of difference in their sizes. Both oxygen and Sulfur possess negative charge of equal magnitude but Sulfur is bigger in size as compare to oxygen. Therefore, oxygen has greater charge density. Hope this makes sense!

answered by @abdullah • almost 2 years ago