Photon336
  • Photon336
Can someone explain what electron affinity is and how this quantify changes on the periodic table?
Chemistry
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get our expert's

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this
and thousands of other questions.

Photon336
  • Photon336
Can someone explain what electron affinity is and how this quantify changes on the periodic table?
Chemistry
schrodinger
  • schrodinger
See more answers at brainly.com
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get this expert

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this
and thousands of other questions

rvc
  • rvc
Ability of an atom to gain electron in its neutral state
rvc
  • rvc
This is what i think about electron affinity.
rvc
  • rvc
The atoms in need of electron will have higher electron affinity. It will also acquire a extra negative charge due to gain of electrons.

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.

More answers

Photon336
  • Photon336
@rvc thanks, ok so if it's a neutral atoms ability to gain an electron, more electronegative atoms would have a higher electron affinity?
rvc
  • rvc
yep
Photon336
  • Photon336
@rvc so as we go from left to right across a period Electron affinity increases, would this mean more negative EA values?
rvc
  • rvc
Metals wont have high electronegativity because they tend to lose electron
rvc
  • rvc
*electron affinity
rvc
  • rvc
rvc
  • rvc
the latter part im not sure but yes it increases from left to right

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.