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Electronegativities of Elements

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Which of the following statements are true about electronegativity? Select ALL that apply.

A

Oxygen has a higher electronegativity than fluorine​.

B

Electronegativity is an experimentally measurable quantity,​ unlike electron affinity.

C

Two elements with quite different electronegativities tend to react with each other to form ionic compounds.

D

Two elements with ​similar electronegativities tend to react with each other to form covalent compounds.

E

Sodium has a low electronegativity, low electron affinity, ​and low ionization energy.