Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 8 - Self-Assessment Quiz - Page 373: Q12


The correct answer is (c)

Work Step by Step

We know that ionization energy increases as we move right across a row and decreases down a column of the periodic table. But, the ionization energy of Sn is high because it has metallic character. So, the correct order of first ionization energy is: $Si < Cl < Sn$
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