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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
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Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
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Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
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Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
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Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
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Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: One scale for electronegativity is based on the concept that the electronegativity of any atom is proportional to the ionization energy of the atom minus its electron affinity: electronegativity = k(I

Problem

One scale for electronegativity is based on the concept that the electronegativity of any atom is proportional to the ionization energy of the atom minus its electron affinity: electronegativity k(I–EA), where k is a proportionality constant.

By using data in Chapter 7, determine the value of k that would lead to an electronegativity of 4.0 for F under this definition. Use your result to determine the electronegativity of Cl using this scale.