Mon September 28, 2009 By:


Expert Reply
Tue September 29, 2009

Electron affinity is the enthalpy change when one electron is gained by an isolated gaseous atom in its valence shell.

X(g) + e-  X-(g)

Electronegativity is the tendency to pull a shared pair of electrons towards itself. It means that if there is a bond between two atoms, the electron pair which is shared to form the bond , how much is the tendency of each atom to pull the shared electron pair towards itself is electronegativity.


Related Questions
Thu October 12, 2017

Periodic law test question

Home Work Help