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Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:00 pm
Can someone explain 2D.1?
Place the following elements in order of increasing electronegativity: antimony, tin, selenium, and indium.
I thought it was tin<antimony<tellurium<selenium
Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:08 pm
I believe you have mistakenly replaced indium with tellerium in your final answer. The correct answer is In<Sn<Sb<Se, which you should have arrived at based on your thought process if you didn't switch up the two elements
Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:52 pm
Electronegativity increases as you go down to a group and decreases as you go across a period.
Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:20 pm
Electronegativity decreases down a group and across a period, so just look at the positions of the elements on the periodic table.
Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:19 pm
The elements in order of increasing electronegativity are indium, tin, antimony, selenium because electronegativity increases up a group and as you move to the right of a period.