Electronegativity of atoms

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Electronegativity of atoms

Postby nelms6678 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:37 pm

Does electronegativity refer to the value associated with atoms?
For example Group 1 is 1+, Group 2 is 2+, Group 13 is 3+, Group 15 3-, etc.

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Re: Electronegativity of atoms

Postby Emily Glaser 1F » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:39 pm

No the value is representative of the Oxidation State.

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Re: Electronegativity of atoms

Postby GabrielGarciaDiscussion1i » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:41 pm

No, the electronegativity of an element is actually a calculated value consisting of both the ionization energy and the electron affinity. I believe what you are speaking of is the Oxidation state.

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Re: Electronegativity of atoms

Postby Chiara Berruto 1K » Sun May 20, 2018 9:26 pm

Group number does not directly correlate to electronegativity, electronegativity is calculated using other methods however a general trend can be seen where atoms become more electronegative as you travel across a period and become less electronegative as you travel down a group

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