Unformatted text preview: Electronegativity Thursday, August 31, 2017 11:07 AM - How attracted an electron is to the nucleus of an atom - Ones atoms attraction of electrons Within one covalently bonded
molecule - The more electronegative an atom, the more strongly it pulls
shared electrons towards itself - Oxygen(3.5)>Nitrogen(3.1)>Carbon(2.5)>Hydrogen(2.1) - When nitrogen and carbon share electrons they share unequally - When nitrogen and hydrogen share unequally 0 Oxygen and hydrogen share unequally - Oxygen and carbon share unequally - Carbon and hydrogen share equally
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