Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 9 - Sections 9.1-9.11 - Exercises - Review Questions: 19

Answer

Electronegativity is the ability for atoms to attract electrons to itself in chemical bonds. This can result in a polar bond.

Work Step by Step

As you go across a period from left to right or up a column in the periodic table, the electronegativity increases. Fluorine is the most electronegative element.
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