Mulliken Electronegativity is simply the average of the first ionization energy and electron affinity. Unlike Pauling Electronegativity, Mulliken's equations are absolute and need no starting reference point. (from reference 1)
xm = (IE1+EA1)/2 (from reference 1)
Mulliken's background and the significance of this equation. He did all this in 1934! (reference 2)
Derivation of Mulliken's equation, what each of the terms are, and what this equation gives you
Why it is significant
How this equation is better than other predictions of electronegativity, and how this equation is worse.
Mulliken's equation predicts electronegativity better than just looking at the IE and EA
Be careful not to copy from existing textbooks. Originality is rewarded. Make up some practice problems for the future readers. Five original with varying difficulty questions (and answers) are ideal.
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