IMAT 2018 Q41 [Oxidation States]

Compounds of chlorine include:

Cl_2O
KCl
KClO
KClO_3
KClO_4
Cl_2O_7

Which one of the following options correctly lists the oxidation states of chlorine that are shown in these compounds?

A. –1, +1, +5 and +7 only
B. –1, 0 and +1 only
C. –1 only
D. –1, 0, +1, +5 and +7 only
E. –1, +1, +3, +5 and +7 only

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