Problem: Rank the members of the following set of compounds in order of decreasing ionic character of their bonds. Use partial charges to indicate the bond polarity of each:(b) BF3, NF3, CF4

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Rank the members of the following set of compounds in order of decreasing ionic character of their bonds. Use partial charges to indicate the bond polarity of each:

(b) BF3, NF3, CF4

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