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Would a molecule like nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) have an electronegativity difference (partial positive/partial negative) suitable for hydrogen bonding (i.e. with water)? I'm just not sure if the fact that these are 2 of the most electronegative elements affects this.
I'm not sure if I'm interpreting your question properly, but I believe NF3 should be able to create a hydrogen bond with hydrogen, because the fluorine molecules are highly electronegative.
NF3 would be able to create a hydrogen bond because H forms hydrogen bonds with N, O and F. The reasoning for this is because of the high electronegativity of these atoms and therefore, the large difference in electronegativities between hydrogen and these three atoms. It would be able to dissolve in water because the hydrogen bonds formed between the water molecules and the N and F atoms would overcome the covalent bonds in NF3.
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