Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 8 - Sections 8.1-8.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 9

Answer

Shielding is the effect on an electron of repulsion by electrons in lower energy orbitals that screen it from the full effects of nuclear charge.

Work Step by Step

Core electrons tend to do the most shielding.
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