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Detailed calculations show that the value of Zeff for the outermost electrons in Si and Cl atoms is 4.29+ and 6.12+ , respectively.
Predict Zeff for a valence electron in P, phosphorus, based on the Slaters rule calculations for Si and Cl.
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