## Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 7 The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends - Study Questions - Page 281c: 55

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#### Work Step by Step

Na: Group 1, period 3 Al: Group 13, period 3 B: Group 13, period 2 C: Group 14, period 2 a) Na, atomic radius is bigger in later periods and earlier groups. b) C, the negative of the electron attachment energy is greater in later groups and earlier periods c) $Na\lt Al \lt B\lt C$, ionization energy is greater in later groups and earlier periods.

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