Problem: Of the elements below, __________ has the largest first ionization energy.A) LiB) KC) NaD) HE) Rb

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Ionization energy is the energy required to remove an electron from a gaseous atom or ion.

The trend of the ionization energies of the elements can be observed in the periodic table:

increases going from left to right of a period


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Of the elements below, __________ has the largest first ionization energy.

A) Li

B) K

C) Na

D) H

E) Rb

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