2D. 11

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Kelly Cai 4D
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2D. 11

Postby Kelly Cai 4D » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:03 pm

Arrange the anions Cl 1-,Br 1- ,N 3-,and O 2- in order of
increasing polarizability and give reasons for your decisions.

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Re: 2D. 11

Postby jeffreygong1I » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:22 pm

O, N, Cl, Br. Since O is the most electronegative it is the least polarizable(most difficult to remove electrons from. N is slightly less electronegative than O, and Cl and Br are easy to polarize since they are much larger.


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