Guest

The first ionization potential in electron volts of nitrogen and oxygen atoms are respectively given by a. 14.6, 13.6 b. 13.6, 14.6 c. 13.6, 13.6 d. 14.6, 14.6

The first ionization potential in electron volts of nitrogen and oxygen atoms are respectively given by
a. 14.6, 13.6
b. 13.6, 14.6
c. 13.6, 13.6
d. 14.6, 14.6

Grade:upto college level

1 Answers

Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty 332 Points
8 years ago
Sol. First ionization energy of oxygen is less than that of nitrogen on the ground of stability of valence shell configuration, hence, (a) is the correct answer.

Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?

Provide a better Answer & Earn Cool Goodies See our forum point policy

ASK QUESTION

Get your questions answered by the expert for free