Answer :

Electronic configuration of

F – 1s2 2s2 2p5

O – 1s2 2s2 2p4

Fluorine has one unpaired electron and forms a single bond, while Oxygen has two unpaired electrons and can form multiple bonds thereby stabilizing higher oxidation states.

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