General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 12 - Solutions - Questions and Problems - Page 528: 12.43


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We know that $Al^{+3}$ ion has both greater charge and a smaller ionic radius as compared to $Mg^{+2}$, hence $Al^{+3}$ should have greater hydration energy.
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