Problem: Of the compounds below, which exhibits the most ionic character?(1) RbCl (2) LiI (3) BF3 (4) ZnCl2 (5) BaI2

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Use electronegativity difference to determine the compound with the most ionic character.

(1) RbCl

EN Rb = 0.82

EN Cl = 3.16


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Of the compounds below, which exhibits the most ionic character?

(1) RbCl 

(2) LiI 

(3) BF3 

(4) ZnCl2 

(5) BaI2

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