3 _________is the tendency of an atom to attract towards itself the shared electron pair of a bond in which it is involved
More electronegative element attract towards itself theshared electron pair of a bond. Electronegativity is a measure of the tendency of an atom to attract abonding pair of electrons.
The Pauling scale is the most commonly used. Fluorine(the most electronegative element) is assigned a value of 4.0, and values range down to caesium and francium which are the least electronegative at 0.7.