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# Which of the following statements is not correct?

$\begin{array}{1 1}\text{Binary compounds of fluorine and oxygen are known as oxygen fluorides and not fluorine oxides}\\\text{For a metal exhibiting more than one oxidation state,the halides in the lower oxidation state is more covalent than the one in the higher state}\\\text{Halogens do not occur freely in nature}\\\text{Most of binary compounds between oxygen and halogens are unstable}\end{array}$

Answer : For a metal exhibiting more than one oxidation state,the halides in the lower oxidation state is more covalent then the one in the higher state
The halide in the lower oxidation state are less covalent than the one in higher