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polarizing power and polarizability

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:58 pm
by katherinemurk 2B
Is it safe to say that polarizing power is indirectly proportional to atomic radius and directly proportional to electronegativity? and is polarizability indirectly proportional to electronegativity and directly proportional to atomic radius??

Re: polarizing power and polarizability

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:17 pm
by jocelyntzeng
yup i think that that is correct!

Re: polarizing power and polarizability

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:34 pm
by Ethan Yi 1K
yeah pretty much. down the group, polarizing power decreases. its the opposite for polarizability