Predict what type of bonging predominates in each of the following.
a. AsCl3 b. LiBr c. CuNi d. SO2 e. XeF6 f. Fe g. MnF2 h. HCN i. Al2O3 j. KCl k. O2 l. Cr
Chemistry PLZ HELP!!!!! - DrBob222, Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 9:52pm
Look up the electronegativities (EN) of the two elements involved and subtract them. The number of 1.9 or so is the 50%-50% point. Generally we call anything over that ionic and anything less than that covalent.
Chemistry PLZ HELP!!!!! - Maci, Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 9:58pm
Thank you so much!