Hydrogen

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Lelija Kazlauskas 3J
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Hydrogen

Postby Lelija Kazlauskas 3J » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:39 pm

Why isn't hydrogen the most electronegative element, compared to others like fluorine?

jeffreygong1I
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Re: Hydrogen

Postby jeffreygong1I » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:39 pm

Probably because hydrogen doesn't have very many protons

Jared_Yuge
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Re: Hydrogen

Postby Jared_Yuge » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:41 pm

Hydrogen is just a weird element in general and doesn't follow a lot of the conventional rules of the periodic table.
thats why they put hydrogen all the way in the left corner even though its not an alkali metal

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Re: Hydrogen

Postby AndreiRekesh1I » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:42 pm

There are fewer protons in its nucleus. Flourine also forms much stronger bonds with other atoms (which is one part of how electronegativity can be defined).


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