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Element

Oxidation State

Sanderson Electronegativity

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Aluminum

3

1.714

2

1.63 

1

0.84 

Antimony

2.458

Argon

3.31 

Arsenic

3

2.82 

Barium

0.683

Beryllium

2

1.810

1

1.56 

Bismuth

2.342

Boron

3

2.275

2

2.19 

1

1.53 

Bromine

3.219

Cadmium

2

1.98 

Calcium

2

0.95 

1

1.13 

Carbon

2.746

Cesium

0.220

Chlorine

3.475

Chromium

6

3.37 

5

2.83 

4

2.29 

3

1.66 

2

1.24 

Cobalt

4

3.10 

3

2.56 

2

1.96 

Copper

2

1.98 

1

2.03 

Fluorine

4.000

Gallium

3

2.419

1

0.86 

Germanium

4

2.618

2

0.56 

Hydrogen

2.592

Indium

3

2.138

1

0.71 

Iodine

2.778

Iron

3

2.20 

2

1.64 

Krypton

2.91 

Lead

4

2.291

2

1.92 

Lithium

0.886

Magnesium

1.318

Manganese

7

4.36 

6

3.82 

5

3.28 

4

2.74 

3

2.20 

2

1.66 

Mercury

2.195

Molybdenum

6

2.20 

5

1.73 

4

1.40 

3

1.15 

2

0.90 

Neon

4.50 

Nickel

5

3.81 

4

3.27 

3

2.73 

2

1.94 

Niobium

5

1.42 

4

1.25 

3

1.02 

2

0.77 

Nitrogen

3.194

Oxygen

3.654

Phosphorus

2.515

Potassium

0.445

Rubidium

0.312

Scandium

3

1.02 

2

0.64 

Selenium

3.014

Silicon

4

2.138

3

1.99 

1

2.08 

Silver

1

1.826

Sodium

0.835

Strontium

0.721

Sulfur

2.957

Tellurium

2.618

Thallium

3

2.246

1

0.99 

Tin

4

2.298

2

1.49 

Titanium

4

1.50 

3

1.09 

2

0.73 

Tungsten

6

1.67 

5

1.48 

4

1.23 

3

0.98 

2

0.73 

Vanadium

5

2.51 

4

1.89 

3

1.39 

2

0.69 

Xenon

2.34 

Yttrium

3

0.65 

2

0.40 

Zinc

2.223

Zirconium

4

0.90 

3

0.79 

2

0.52 

References    (Click the button next to a value above to see complete citation information for that entry)

Allen, Leland C., and James E. Huheey. "The Definition of Electronegativity and the Chemistry of the Noble Gases." Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry, volume 42, number 10, 1980, pp. 1523–1524. doi:10.1016/0022-1902(80)80132-1

Huheey, James E., Ellen A. Keiter, and Richard L Keiter. Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure and Reactivity, 4th edition. New York: HarperCollins College Publishers, 1993.

Sanderson, R. T. Simple Inorganic Substances. Malabar, FL: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Co., Inc., 1989.

Sanderson, R. T. "Principles of Electronegativity: Part I. General Nature." Journal of Chemical Education, volume 65, number 2, 1988, pp. 112–118. doi:10.1021/ed065p112

Sanderson, R. T. Polar Covalence. New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1983.