Establish the ionization energy trend and determine which among the pairs of atom have larger first ionization
Ionization energy is the energy required to remove an electron from a gaseous atom or ion.
The trend of the ionization energies of the elements can be observed in the periodic table:
•increases going from left to right of a period
Place the following elements in order of increasing electronegativity.
Li Fr P
a. P < Fr < Li
b. Fr < P < Li
c. P < Li < Fr
d. Li < P < Fr
e. Fr < Li < P
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