Why does the %s character increase on the orbital with electropositive atom? I do not seem to properly grasp this concept. Is this rule based on observation or is there any proof to it? If there is a proof can you guys explain it to me in simple terms? I currently have knowledge of basic quantum mechanics and chemical bonding.

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    $\begingroup$ I'd suggest starting with chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/15620/… and chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/15671/… $\endgroup$ – Geoff Hutchison Oct 14 '14 at 4:11
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  • $\begingroup$ @GeoffHutchison Sorry, I was on mobile and wasn't able to check whether this question has been asked before or not. Thanks for the links :) $\endgroup$ – Shubham Oct 14 '14 at 9:09
  • $\begingroup$ @GeoffHutchison What is the protocol here? Should I delete this question or should I let it stay? Or is there an option to lock this thread? $\endgroup$ – Shubham Oct 14 '14 at 9:26
  • $\begingroup$ @Shubham Yes, you can delete it. If you don't soon it will be on hold and then closed!! $\endgroup$ – Freddy Oct 14 '14 at 11:12