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Solution: Of the choices below, which gives the order for first ionization energies?a. Al > Si > S > Cl > Arb. S > Si > Cl > Al > Arc. Cl > S > Al > Ar > Sid. Cl > S >

Solution: Of the choices below, which gives the order for first ionization energies?a. Al > Si > S > Cl > Arb. S > Si > Cl > Al > Arc. Cl > S > Al > Ar > Sid. Cl > S >

Problem

Of the choices below, which gives the order for first ionization energies?

a. Al > Si > S > Cl > Ar
b. S > Si > Cl > Al > Ar
c. Cl > S > Al > Ar > Si
d. Cl > S > Al > Si > Ar
e. Ar > Cl > S > Si > Al

Solution

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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