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State Whether the Ionization Potential Increases Or Decreases on Going Down a Group. - Chemistry

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State whether the ionization potential increases or decreases on going down a group.

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Solution

Ionization potential decreases down the group because atomic size increases down the group which decreases the effective nuclear charge over the valence electron which further can now be removed easily.

Concept: Periodic Properties - Periodic Properties: Ionisation Potential (Ionisation Energy)
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Chemistry Part 2
Chapter 1 Periodic Properties And Variation Of Properties: Physical And Chemical
Exercise | Q 5 | Page 19
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