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: Q13


The correct answer is (c)

Work Step by Step

As we can see, there is a sudden increase in the magnitude of $IE_5$. This means that there are 4 valence electrons. Hence, the element is $Si$.
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