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rainbow22
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The pair of elements that forms the LEAST polar bond is
a.
Na and Cl
c.
S and Cl
b.
N and Cl
d.
Si and Cl
The answer is B, can anyone explain why? Thanks.
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rainbow22 Group Title
The pair of elements that forms the LEAST polar bond is a. Na and Cl c. S and Cl b. N and Cl d. Si and Cl The answer is B, can anyone explain why? Thanks.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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rainbow22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I thought it would be A seeing how NaCl form an ionic bond...
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wombat Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Wait the choices run a,c,b,d. Which one is b?
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rainbow22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
N and Cl. Sorry, the answer choices are messed up.
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wombat Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Na + Cl is going to be VERY polar since the electron will become essentially part of the C. S + Cl will share the electrons slightly unevenly as Cl "wants" the electron more than S. Since N + Cl have different numbers of electrons to acquire, the electrons will gravitate more towards Cl since it is more massive in size comparison and needs only one electron (thus the Z effect or effect of the nucleus will become stronger and pull the electrons closer to Cl).
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rainbow22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Does this have to do with the different charges?
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mos1635 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
deferance in electronegativity more likely
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rainbow22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay. Thanks.
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