What does electronegativity affect?

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Anthony Hatashita 4H
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What does electronegativity affect?

Postby Anthony Hatashita 4H » Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:13 pm

I understand the trends on the periodic table, but what does a high electronegativity mean?

Alexa Hernandez 3k
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Re: What does electronegativity affect?

Postby Alexa Hernandez 3k » Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:18 pm

It is the capacity of an element to attract Electrons

Brooke Yasuda 2J
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Re: What does electronegativity affect?

Postby Brooke Yasuda 2J » Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:21 pm

High electronegativity means that it has a high attraction to electrons. Therefore, atoms that have high electronegativity are likely to form bonds by accepting electrons from other atoms, to fill its valance shell


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