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Explain why inspite of nearly the same electronegativity, oxygen forms hydrogen bonding while chlorine does not.
Both chlorine and oxygen have almost the same electronegativity values, but chlorine rarely forms hydrogen bonding. This is because in comparison to chlorine, oxygen has a smaller size and as a result, a higher electron density per unit volume.