Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 6 - The Periodic Table - 6 Assessment: 70

Answer

Because the nuclear charge increases from left to right across a period and the shielding effect stays the same, it is more difficult to remove an electron.

Work Step by Step

Because the nuclear charge increases from left to right across a period and the shielding effect stays the same, it is more difficult to remove an electron.
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