Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 7 The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends - Study Questions - Page 281a: 27



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Neon is a noble gas, hence it has the bigger ionization energy. Lithium's configuration would become a noble gas configuration by losing an electron, therefore it has the lowest I.E. Carbon and silicon are in the same group so the one in a later period has a smaller I.E.
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