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 2 years ago
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
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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought it would be A seeing how NaCl form an ionic bond...

wombat
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Wait the choices run a,c,b,d. Which one is b?

rainbow22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0N and Cl. Sorry, the answer choices are messed up.

wombat
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Na + 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).

rainbow22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does this have to do with the different charges?

mos1635
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1deferance in electronegativity more likely
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