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Period 3 ionization energy

  1. Jan 22, 2010 #1
    i am stuck on this question and people are giving me different answers. Ok which period 3 element has the following succesive ionization energies: 1800,3000,3600,5800,13200
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  3. Jan 22, 2010 #2

    Char. Limit

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    Just look up the ionization energies of all of the period three elements... there's only 8...

    I would guess Silicon, because of the large gap between fourth and fifth energies...
  4. Jan 22, 2010 #3
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