Problem: For the group 6A elements, what is the trend in electronegativity with increasing atomic number?

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We are asked to identify the trend in electronegativity with increasing atomic number for the group 6A elements.


We can see that the trend for electronegativity increases up the group.

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For the group 6A elements, what is the trend in electronegativity with increasing atomic number?
A periodic table shows that electronegativity increases moving up the columns and right across the rows.

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