Choose the statement that is TRUE.
a) Outer electrons efficiently shield one another from nuclear charge.
b) Core electrons effectively shield outer electrons from nuclear charge.
c) Valence electrons are most difficult of all electrons to remove.
d) Core electrons are the easiest of all electrons to remove.
e) All of the above are true
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