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Which of the following configuration is expected to have maximum difference in the second and third ionisation energies? A ) 1s2 2s2 sp6 
B ) 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s1 
C ) 1s2 2s2 2p4 
D ) 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2

17-Aug-2016 1:31 PM

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D) Ionization energy dramatically increases after a shell decreases. In the last option, after the second ionization, no electron will be present in the 3s orbital, so it has to taken out from the p orbital of 2nd shell.

Therefore, the ionization energy has a huge difference.

29-12-2016 13:00

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