We’re being asked to determine the most polar covalent bond among the given choices. A covalent bond is formed by the sharing of electrons by two non-metals.
Recall that for a covalent bond to be:
• Polar: electronegativity difference must be greater than 0.5
• Non-polar: electronegativity difference must be less than 0.5
The higher the electronegativity difference, the more polar a bond is.
Which covalent bond is the most polar?
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