Chemistry 12th Edition

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Chapter 8 - Periodic Relationships Among the Elements - Questions & Problems - Page 366: 8.142

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We know that $He^+$ has only one electron hence it has no shielding. We also know that if there is greater attraction between nucleus and the lone electron than radius will be less than that of hydrogen. Thus, $I_2(He)>2I(H)$.

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