Problem: Consider the following orderings. I. Al < Si < P II. Be< Mg< Ca III. I<Br< CI IV. Na+< Mg2+< Al3+ Which of the above gives a correct trend for increasing ionization energy for loss of one electron from the indicated atom or ion? A. II, IV B. I, III C. III, IV D. I, III, IV E. none of these are correct

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Consider the following orderings.

I. Al < Si < P

II. Be< Mg< Ca

III. I<Br< CI

IV. Na+< Mg2+< Al3+

Which of the above gives a correct trend for increasing ionization energy for loss of one electron from the indicated atom or ion?

A. II, IV

B. I, III

C. III, IV

D. I, III, IV

E. none of these are correct

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