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quintess
 3 years ago
Rank these elements according to highest ionization energy. Be, C, O, Ne, B, Li, F, N
quintess
 3 years ago
Rank these elements according to highest ionization energy. Be, C, O, Ne, B, Li, F, N

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JFraser
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1all those elements come from Period 2, so this is actually very easy. Do you know what ionization energy is a measure of?

quintess
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No sir. Would you mind explaining?

JFraser
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Try this: http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/50defd5fe4b050087cd090c8

JFraser
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ionization energy is a measure of how difficult it is to remove an electron from an atom. In general, atoms with few valence electrons "dont' mind" losing them, where atoms with several valence electrons "don't want" to lose them, since they're close to being full. The atoms with the highest IE will always be on the right hand side of the periodic table

quintess
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oh wait, I think I got it. Up and Right is the highest. So...ranking them would look like from highest to lowest might look like: Ne, F, O, N, C, B, Be, Li. Would this be correct?

quintess
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Sorry for the bad grammar above, I was excited because I figure out the method.
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