Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Periodic Properties of the Elements - Exercises: 7.15c

Answer

Slater's rules give more accurate estimate of $Z_{eff}$.

Work Step by Step

Compare the results of $Z_{eff}$ in part (a) and part (b), we find that the results produced by Slater's rules give more accurate estimate of $Z_{eff}$, since $2.2+$ is closer to $2.51+$ and $3.49+$ than $1+$.

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