Why Free Radical is Unstable?

Question: Why a free radical is unstable? Is there any way to stable that free radical?

Why Free Radical is Unstable?

As we know that covalent bond is formed by mutual sharing of electrons between two atoms. When decent amount of energy is given to any compound, then atoms regain their donated electron back, hence a free radical form having odd number of electrons.

 

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