Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 7 The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends - 7-6 Periodic Trends and Chemical Properties - Review & Check for Section 7-6 - Page 279: 2



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In $S^{3-}$ one electron is removed from the noble gas core. Furthermore, since the third ionization energy is extremely high as it involves removing a core electron, $S^{3-}$ is rare.
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