Answer :

If an element X is placed in group 14, its chemical formula is XCl4.


The nature of bonding of its chloride is covalent bonding.


Element X has 4 valence electrons. Thus, it has valency 4. This element must show covalent bonding in order to complete octet configuration. So the chemical formula would be XCl4.


Since this compound is form by sharing of electrons, the bond is covalent in nature.


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