Periodic Table Trends

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  1. Atomic Radius
    (covalent radius) of an atom is defined as half the distance between the nuclei of two atoms of the same element that are joined together by a single covenent bond
  2. First Ionisation Energy
    of an atom is the minimum energy required to completely remove the most loosely bound electron from one mole of a neutral gaseous atom, in the ground state

    • X(g) → X+(g) + e-
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  3. Electronegativity
    the relative attraction that an atom in a molecule has for the shared pair of electrons in a covalent bond
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Periodic Table Trends
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2013-06-14 19:05:25
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Trends in the Periodic Table
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