Problem: Elements with the highest first ionization energies are found in the ___________ region of the periodic table.A. lower leftB. upper leftC. centerD. lower rightE. upper right

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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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Elements with the highest first ionization energies are found in the ___________ region of the periodic table.

A. lower left

B. upper left

C. center

D. lower right

E. upper right

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