Problem: Which of the following has the bonds ranked in order of increasing ionic character? 1. Cl−Cl < Si−Cl < Br−Cl < Mg−Br < Rb−Cl 2. Mg−Br < Rb−Cl < Si−Cl < Br−Cl < Cl−Cl 3. Cl−Cl < Br−Cl < Si−Cl < Rb−Cl < Mg−Br 4. Cl−Cl < Br−Cl < Si−Cl < Mg−Br < Rb−Cl

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Which of the following has the bonds ranked in order of increasing ionic character?

1. Cl−Cl < Si−Cl < Br−Cl < Mg−Br < Rb−Cl

2. Mg−Br < Rb−Cl < Si−Cl < Br−Cl < Cl−Cl

3. Cl−Cl < Br−Cl < Si−Cl < Rb−Cl < Mg−Br

4. Cl−Cl < Br−Cl < Si−Cl < Mg−Br < Rb−Cl

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