Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - The Periodic Table - 6.3 Periodic Trends - 6.3 Lesson Check: 22

Answer

Electronegativity values decrease from top to bottom within a group and for representative elements, the values generally increase from left to right across a period.

Work Step by Step

Read the bold in paragraph 3 under "Trends in Electronegativity".
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