Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 9 - Problems: 9.17

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

A) The higher the charge, the greater the lattice energy will be. Making it more negative. Also, the greater the size, the smaller the lattice energy will be. Making it less negative. B) C > B > A A has a greater size and a smaller charge. B has the exact same charge as C but is a greater size than C.
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