Chemistry

which atom has the least attraction for the electrons in a bond between that atom and an atom of hydrogen?
(1) carbon
(2)nitrogen
(3)oxygen
(4) fluorine

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  1. Look up the electronegativity (EN). The one with the highest EN has the most attraction for an electron.

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    posted by DrBob222
  2. so fluorine ?

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  3. Of course not.

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  4. it's carbon

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