Electron removal

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Electron removal

Postby 205389184 » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:10 pm

Why are electrons that are further away from the nucleus easier to remove?

Jared_Yuge
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Re: Electron removal

Postby Jared_Yuge » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:17 pm

electrons that are farther away from the nucleus are easier to remove because they are less affected by the pull of the positively charged protons in the nucleus. Sort of like gravity, although idk how far that analogy can go

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Re: Electron removal

Postby Amanda Mei 1B » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:20 pm

The positively charged nucleus is further from these negatively charged electrons, so its pull is not as strong.

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Re: Electron removal

Postby Jessica Tejero 3L » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:22 pm

The increased distance weakens the nuclear attraction to the outer-most electron, and is easier to remove (requires less energy).

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Re: Electron removal

Postby Betania Hernandez 2E » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:25 pm

Electrons that are further away from the nucleus are easier to remove because there is less attraction between the electron and the nucleus due to the distance between them.

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Re: Electron removal

Postby ABombino_2J » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:49 pm

The electrons closer to the nucleus experience a stronger attraction and shield the outer electrons from receiving the same type of attraction.

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Re: Electron removal

Postby gabbymaraziti » Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:13 pm

Ionization energy decreases as the size of the orbital increases. This is because as the orbital size increases, electrons become farther from the nucleus, and therefore farther from its positive charge, making them easier to remove than core electrons.

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Re: Electron removal

Postby Sadhana_Dicussion_4A » Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:15 pm

Electrons further away from the nucleus are easier to remove because they experience shielding from the positively charged nucleus by the inner electrons. Therefore, they don't experience as strong of an attraction to the positively charged nucleus and require less energy to remove.

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Re: Electron removal

Postby Ryan Juncker 3D » Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:19 pm

Electrons further away from the nucleus are easier to remove because 1) they are farther away from the positively charged nucleus so the attraction isn't as strong and 2) they are shielded by the inner electrons also lessening the chemical attraction.

Veronica Lu 2H
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Re: Electron removal

Postby Veronica Lu 2H » Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:32 pm

Electrons that are closer to the nucleus are subject to more pull from the positively charged nucleus.

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Re: Electron removal

Postby Michelle N - 2C » Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:25 am

Electrons further away from the nucleus are easier to remove because:

1) Since they're further out from the nucleus (where all the protons are), the attraction is less between the two.
2) The inner electrons often shield them away, but also repulsing them.

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Re: Electron removal

Postby HuyHa_2H » Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:33 am

The further the electrons are from the nucleus, the less the force of attraction is from the protons to the electrons, hence the further electrons are easier to remove.


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