Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 8 - Periodic Relationships Among the Elements - Questions & Problems - Page 362: 8.62


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We know that alkali metals have a very high electron affinity and thus very low amount of heat is absorbed when an electron is added to them hence, it is not possible for alkali metals to form an anion.
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