Problem: Place the following elements in order of increasing electronegativity. Li     Fr     Pa. P < Fr < Lib. Fr < P < Lic. P < Li < Frd. Li < P < Fre. Fr < Li < P

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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

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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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