Periodic Trend: Ionization Energy Video Lessons

Concept: Ionization Energy (IE)

# Problem: Consider the following set of successive ionization energies:IE1 = 578 kJ/mol; IE2 = 1,820 kJ/mol; IE3 = 2,750 kJ/mol; IE4 =11,600 kJ/mol.To which third period element do these ionization values belong?a. Phosphorousb. Chlorinec. Scandiumd. Aluminume. None of the above

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Consider the following set of successive ionization energies:

IE1 = 578 kJ/mol; IE2 = 1,820 kJ/mol; IE3 = 2,750 kJ/mol; IE4 =11,600 kJ/mol.

To which third period element do these ionization values belong?

a. Phosphorous

b. Chlorine

c. Scandium

d. Aluminum

e. None of the above

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