Unformatted text preview: current. c. Ionic bonds conduct electric currents (LiF & RbI)-Electronegativity o Metals are m ore electropositive than non-m e t allic ele m ents o Non m et als are m ore electroneg ative The Electronegativity of an atom is a measure of its power when in chemical combination to attract electrons to itself.-Electronegativity o Increases from left to right across the periodic table. o Decreases from the top down the table. Ionic Compounds have High Boiling Points The more electronegative atom of two atoms that are covalently bonded creates a dipole movement towards that atom....
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- Spring '10
- Periodic Table, Chemical element, Alkali Metals, Alkaline earth metals, Relatively soft metals