Problem: Which of the following has the largest second ionization energy?A) SiB) MgC) AlD) NaE) P

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Ionization energy (I. E.) is the energy required to remove an electron from a gaseous atom or ion.

First I.E. corresponds to removing thfirst valence electron from a neutral atom

 Second I.E. refers to removing a second electron


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Which of the following has the largest second ionization energy?

A) Si

B) Mg

C) Al

D) Na

E) P

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