Chemistry 12th Edition

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

Chapter 9 - Chemical Bonding I - Questions & Problems: 9.11

Answer

It is difficult to remove four electrons and add them to another atom.

Work Step by Step

A large amount of energy is required to remove 4 valence electrons and add them to another atom. Thus, it is very difficult to make this happen.
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