Define electronegativity, with an example

Asked by  | 10th Jul, 2008, 07:24: PM

Expert Answer:

electronegativity is the tendency to gain electron for getting stability.

For example, Cl has electronic configuration 2,8,7

it needs one electron for stability so it gain one electron from another element.

Answered by  | 10th Jul, 2008, 08:30: PM

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