# Problem: What is the reaction that corresponds to the electron affinity of chlorine, Cl?  Express your answer as a chemical equation.The following reaction can be written as the sum of two reactions, one of which relates to ionization energy and one of which relates to electron affinity:Na(g) + Cl(g) → Na+(g) + Cl−(g)

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What is the reaction that corresponds to the electron affinity of chlorine, Cl?  Express your answer as a chemical equation.

The following reaction can be written as the sum of two reactions, one of which relates to ionization energy and one of which relates to electron affinity:

Na(g) + Cl(g) → Na+(g) + Cl(g)