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Hydration energy and charge to size ratio of ions

  1. Sep 18, 2011 #1
    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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  3. Sep 18, 2011 #2

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