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Electronegativity value and bond arrangements

How many unpaired electrons are in nickel atom?

Use electronegativity values to arrange the following bonds in order of increasing polarity.

H---F
H---CL
C---S
C---O

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Ground state electron configuration of Ni: [Ar].3d8.4s2
Shell structure: 2.8.16.2 ...

Solution Summary

Solution provides explanation on how to order bonds in increasing polarity, as well as how many unpaired electrons are in a nickel atom.

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