Problem: Identify an atom that has the following first five successive ionization energies: E1 = 801 kJ/mol        E2 = 2,427 kJ/mol E3 = 3,660 kJ/mol E4 = 25,026 kJ/mol E5 = 32,827 kJ/mol A. Be                 B. B               C. C                   D. N               E. O

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Identify an atom that has the following first five successive ionization energies:

E1 = 801 kJ/mol       

E2 = 2,427 kJ/mol

E3 = 3,660 kJ/mol

E4 = 25,026 kJ/mol

E5 = 32,827 kJ/mol

A. Be                

B. B              

C. C                  

D. N              

E. O

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