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Hydration energy and charge to size ratio of ions

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girlzrule786
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Sep18-11, 03:51 PM
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why does the hydration energy decrease as the size of the ion increases???
I want a logical reason... I already know that it is because the charge to size ratio decreases...
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Sep18-11, 05:33 PM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coulomb's_law


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