We’re being asked to rank the given bonds from most ionic to most covalent in character.
We will have to calculate the electronegativity difference of the elements forming the bond:
(ΔEN) Bond Classification
Zero (0.0) Pure Covalent
Small (0.1 – 0.4) Nonpolar Covalent
Intermediate (0.4 – 1.7) Polar Covalent
Large (Greater than 1.7) Ionic
Rank these bonds from most ionic to most covalent in character.
K-F, Cl-F, F-F, Ca-F, Br-F
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