Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Chemistry - Questions for Review and Thought - General Questions - Page 41f: 90b



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The noble gases are the ones that are the least likely to bond due to their full valence shells, so the lavender area, where the noble gases are, is the best spot to choose. Note, however, that some noble gases will bond with themselves, so they would not apply to this question.
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