Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 8 - Problems: 8.47

Answer

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Work Step by Step

High IEs are found in nonmetals in the upper right, because the Zeff experienced by the outer electron is high, and the electrons are close to the nucleus. Low IEs would occur for metals in the lower left. Zeff is low, and the outer electrons are distant from the nucleus.
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