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Problem 87
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The estimated lattice energy for CsF21s2 is +2347 kJ/mol. Use the data given in Problem 6.86 to calculate an overall energy change in kilojoules per mole for the formation of CsF21s2 from its elements. Does the overall reaction absorb energy or release it? In light of your answer to Problem 6.86, which compound is more likely to form in the reaction of cesium with fluorine, CsF or CsF2?

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