What is ionization energy and how does this term relate with reducing property of metals and its trend across a period or down a group?

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Oct 11, 2016

Answer:

Ionization energy is the energy needed to remove an electron from an atom or an ion at its gaseous state.

Explanation:

Ionization energy is the energy needed to remove an electron from an atom or an ion at its gaseous state.

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  • Definition
  • Trends
  • Exceptions

Periodic Trends | Ionization Energy.