which of the following likely be more ionic?                                                                               a. GaAs
  b. SrBe
  c. HCl

Asked by ritikachandravansi.723 | 4th Sep, 2015, 09:57: AM

Expert Answer:

  • The compound is ionic when there is a large diffrence in the electronegativities of bonding atoms.
  • Among GaAS, SrBe and HCl, the differece in the electronegativities of H and Cl is the largest.
  • Hence, HCl is more ionic than GaAS and SrBe.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 4th Sep, 2015, 10:21: AM