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Electronegativity vs. effective nuclear charge

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:21 pm
by Clarice Chui 2C
What is the difference between electronegativity and effective nuclear charge?

Re: Electronegativity vs. effective nuclear charge

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:27 pm
by Naneeta Desar 1K
Electronegativity is the process of atoms to attract electrons in order to build bonds. Effective nuclear charge is the nucleus's pull and strength to hold in the electrons.

Re: Electronegativity vs. effective nuclear charge

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:36 pm
by Haley Pham 4I
Electronegativity is essentially how much an atom pulls in electrons, whereas effective nuclear charge is how strongly an electron is attracted to the nucleus. They are directly proportional.

Re: Electronegativity vs. effective nuclear charge

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:05 pm
by Dan M -3E
They are essentially opposites, being that electronegativity pulls on other atom's electrons vs. effective nuclear charge being the nucleus pulling in that atoms own electrons.

Re: Electronegativity vs. effective nuclear charge

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:05 pm
by Dan M -3E
They are essentially opposites, being that electronegativity pulls on other atom's electrons vs. effective nuclear charge being the nucleus pulling in that atoms own electrons.

Re: Electronegativity vs. effective nuclear charge

Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:32 pm
by DesireBrown1J
As effective nuclear charge increases, atomic radius decreases and ionization energy increases.