Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 8 - Covalent Bonding - 8 Assessment: 75

Answer

A)As the difference in electronegativity increases, so does the percentage ionic character. If one element participating in the bonding is drawing the electrons more strongly, then it more resembles an ionic bond.

Work Step by Step

As the difference in electronegativity increases, so does the percentage ionic character. If one element participating in the bonding is drawing the electrons more strongly, then it more resembles an ionic bond.
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