Problem: Arrange the elements in Mg, Ne, Na, and Ar in order of increasing energy required to remove the first electron from their atoms: a. Na < Mg < Ar < Ne b. Ne < Ar < Mg <Na c. Mg < Na < Ar <Ne d. Ar < Ne < Na < Mg

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Arrange the elements in Mg, Ne, Na, and Ar in order of increasing energy required to remove the first electron from their atoms:

a. Na < Mg < Ar < Ne

b. Ne < Ar < Mg <Na

c. Mg < Na < Ar <Ne

d. Ar < Ne < Na < Mg

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