We have to determine whether the given statement about ionization and electronegativity is true or false.
We will start with the definitions:
Ionization is the process whereby an atom in gaseous state loses an electron to form a cation.
The amount of energy required in this process is called the ionization energy.
Electronegativity is the tendency of an atom to attract a shared pair of electrons towards itself.
True or false: The most easily ionizable elements are the most electronegative.
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