Electronegativity Exceptions

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Alvaro Chumpitaz 4D
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Electronegativity Exceptions

Postby Alvaro Chumpitaz 4D » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:18 pm

Are there any exceptions to the electronegativity trend on the periodic table? And why not(compared to ionization energy)?

Ronak Naik
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Re: Electronegativity Exceptions

Postby Ronak Naik » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:41 pm

There are no electronegativity exceptions to my understanding. Electronegativity increases going up a family and also increases going down a period towards Fluorine.

John Liang 2I
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Re: Electronegativity Exceptions

Postby John Liang 2I » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:42 pm

Nope! The only notable "exception" in periodic trends that is of interest in our class is that oxygen's ionization energy>nitrogen's ionization energy.

Isabel Day 1D
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Re: Electronegativity Exceptions

Postby Isabel Day 1D » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:44 pm

The only exceptions are noble gases because they have a complete valence shell and don't tend to accept electrons.


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