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Photon336
 one year ago
Can someone explain what electron affinity is and how this quantify changes on the periodic table?
Photon336
 one year ago
Can someone explain what electron affinity is and how this quantify changes on the periodic table?

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rvc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Ability of an atom to gain electron in its neutral state

rvc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2This is what i think about electron affinity.

rvc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The atoms in need of electron will have higher electron affinity. It will also acquire a extra negative charge due to gain of electrons.

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@rvc thanks, ok so if it's a neutral atoms ability to gain an electron, more electronegative atoms would have a higher electron affinity?

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@rvc so as we go from left to right across a period Electron affinity increases, would this mean more negative EA values?

rvc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Metals wont have high electronegativity because they tend to lose electron

rvc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2the latter part im not sure but yes it increases from left to right
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