Answer to Question #16593 in Inorganic Chemistry for rocky singh

Question #16593
a bond is said to be 50% ionic if the electronegativity difference between two is about
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2012-10-18T07:51:37-0400
An electronegativity difference of 1.70 is considered 50 percent covalent and 50 percent ionic. As the difference in electronegativity increases, the bond becomes more ionic in character. Generally, ionic bonds form when the electronegativity difference is greater than 1.70.

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