Subject: What do the numbers assigned to represent electronegativity really mean?
Date: Fri Sep 24 17:27:32 1999
Posted by Jennifer
Grade level: 10-12
School: Neshaminy High School
City: Langhorne State/Province: PA
Area of science: Chemistry
These numbers are used to determine which kind of bond, ionic or covalent,
an atom would be likely to create based on whether the differences in
electronegativity is greater or less than 2.0, but what exactly to these
numbers mean? What units are they in? Where did they come from? Were
they just make up randomly?
Re: What do the numbers assigned to represent electronegativity really mean?
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