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2.4.1: Trends in Electron Affinity and Metallic Character (Problems)

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    PROBLEM \(\PageIndex{1}\)

    Based on their positions in the periodic table, predict which has the largest electron affinity: Mg, Ba, B, O, Te.

    Answer

    O

    PROBLEM \(\PageIndex{2}\)

    Based on their positions in the periodic table, predict which has the smallest electron affinity: Li, Cs, N, F, I.

    Answer

    Cs

    PROBLEM \(\PageIndex{3}\)

    Based on their positions in the periodic table, rank the following atoms in order of increasing electron affinity: F, Li, N, Rb.

    Answer

    Rb < Li < N < F

    PROBLEM \(\PageIndex{4}\)

    Based on their positions in the periodic table, rank the following atoms or compounds in order of increasing electron affnity: Mg, O, S, Si

    Answer

    S < Si < Mg < O

    PROBLEM \(\PageIndex{5}\)

    Based on their positions in the periodic table, rank the following atoms in order of increasing metallic character: F, Li, N, Rb.

    Answer

    F < N < Li < Rb

    PROBLEM \(\PageIndex{6}\)

    Based on their positions in the periodic table, predict which is the most metallic element: Mg, Ba, B, O, Te.

    Answer

    Ba

    PROBLEM \(\PageIndex{7}\)

    Based on their positions in the periodic table, predict which is the most nonmetallic element: Li, Cs, N, F, I.

    Answer

    F

     

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