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# Which of the following statements is not correct?

$\begin{array}{1 1}\text{All the elements of Group 14 form covalent hydrides}\\\text{Carbon forms a very large number of compounds with hydrogen}\\\text{Silicon like carbon forms a large number of compounds with hydrogen.These are collectively known as silanes}\\\text{The general formula of silanes is }Si_nH_{2n+2}\text{ and these are strong reducing agents}\end{array}$

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Answer : Silicon like carbon forms a large number of compounds with hydrogen.These are collectively known as silanes
Silicon forms a limited number of saturated hydrides
answered Jul 24, 2014