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which bond

Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:33 pm
by josmit_1D
How do you determine which type of bond it is based on electronegativity?

Re: which bond

Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:40 pm
by Aarja Pavade 1H
If the electronegativity difference is greater than 2, it is an ionic bond. If it is less than 1.5 it is a covalent bond.

Re: which bond

Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:36 pm
by Malia Shitabata 1F
If we're being super specific, if the electronegativity difference is <2 it is a polar covalent bond and if the electronegativity difference is 0 it is a covalent bond. This designates if it's a bond shared between two of the same element ie C-C (covalent) or different elements ie C-H (polar covalent).

Re: which bond

Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:05 pm
by Alison Trinh 1E
If the electronegativity difference is between 1.5 and 2 then it is a mix of the two bonds.

Re: which bond

Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:19 pm
by 504939134
If the electronegativity difference between the two elements is greater than or equal to 2.5 then it is a ionic bond, if the difference is equal to or below 1.5 it is a covalent bond. Basically the greater the difference in electronegativity the more pull on electrons one element will have over the other, meaning the electrons wont be shared evenly.