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What element(s) are more polarizable than oxygen? How can you tell? Wouldn't fluorine be most polarizable, because it is the most electronegative?

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  2. Polarizability increases down the periodic table in a family. It also increases from right to left. Fluorine is out of the picture, compared to oxygen.

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