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The ionization energy of N2 is more than that of O2 because A. of the extra stability of half filled p-orbitals in N2 B. of the smaller size of N2 C. the former contains less number of electrons D. the former is less electronegative

The ionization energy of N2 is more than that of O2 because A. of the extra stability of half filled p-orbitals in N2 B. of the smaller size of N2 C. the former contains less number of electrons D. the former is less electronegative

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Gaurav
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7 years ago
Hello Student
N: 1S2,2S2,2P3
O: 1S2,2S2,2P4
The ionization energy of Nis more than that of Obecause of the extra stability of half filled p-orbitals in N

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