Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Sections 9.1-9.11 - Exercises - Review Questions: 9

Answer

Lattice energy is energy associated with the formation of an ionic solid from the gaseous ions.

Work Step by Step

If the cations are positively charged and the anions are negatively charged, then there's a lowering of potential when the ions come to form a lattice structure.
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