Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 8 - Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding - Exercises - Page 336: 8.39a


Mg has the highest electronegativity.

Work Step by Step

Electronegativity increases as we move right across the periodic table. It decreases as we move down the table. Using these properties, we can deduce the relative electronegativities of the given elements. Mg is the farthest right and highest up of the given elements.
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