Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Periodic Properties of the Elements - Exercises: 7.16c

Answer

Slater's rules give more accurate estimate of $Z_{eff}$.

Work Step by Step

Comparing both results from part (a) and part (b), we find that Slater's rules give more closer results to the mentioned $Z_{eff}$ for the outermost electrons in Si and Cl. Therefore, Slater's rules give more accurate estimate in this case.
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