Problem: Which pair of atoms forms the most polar bond?a) N and Ob) C and Oc) C and Fd) N and F

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Most polar → highest ΔEN (electronegativity difference)


Most electronegative element  F  will have higher ΔEN 


EN: N (3.0), C (2.5), F (4.0)

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Which pair of atoms forms the most polar bond?
a) N and O
b) C and O
c) C and F
d) N and F

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