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On going from right to left in a period in the periodic table the electronegativity of the elements

Option: 1


Option: 2


Option: 3

Remain unchanged

Option: 4

Decreases first then increases

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Electronegativity is the ability of any atom to attract a bonded pair of electron towards itself. It increases on moving from left to right along a period as the size of the atom decreases.

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