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Electronegativity and Polarity

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:10 pm
by Tam To 1B
What's the relation between polarizability and electronegativity?

Re: Electronegativity and Polarity

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:16 pm
by Francis_Nguyen3D
As electronegativity decreases, polarizability increases.

Re: Electronegativity and Polarity

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:17 pm
by Vy Lu 2B
Polarizability is the degree to which a particle's electron clouds can be distorted. Electronegativity is the degree to which a particle wants to pull in electrons. The bigger the polarizability a particle has, the less electronegativity it has; for example, larger atoms have bigger electron clouds that can be easily distorted and are less electronegative.

Re: Electronegativity and Polarity

Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:00 pm
by Sophia Fox 4B
They’re inverses! As one inc, the other dec, and vice versa.