Problem: The electron affinity value expected for the reactionKr(g) + e → Kr -(g)  would bea) a large negative numberb) a small negative numberc) zerod) greater than that for Ar(g)e) meaningless because Kr already has a stable noble gas configuration

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The electron affinity value expected for the reaction

Kr(g) + e → Kr -(g)  would be

a) a large negative number

b) a small negative number

c) zero

d) greater than that for Ar(g)

e) meaningless because Kr already has a stable noble gas configuration

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