Problem: Arrange the following elements in order of decreasing ionization energy. Cl, Sn, Pb, Te, S

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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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Arrange the following elements in order of decreasing ionization energy. Cl, Sn, Pb, Te, S

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