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which has more electronegativity argon or boron ? please mention the reason. thank you.


which has more electronegativity  argon or boron ? please mention the reason. thank you.

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
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11 years ago

Dear kija,

 Electronegativity is a measure of the tendency of an atom to attract a bonding pair of electrons.As you go across a period the electronegativity increases.Argon does not have electronegativity because it doesn't form bonds.

So boron is more electronegative than argon.

 

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