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Effective nuclear charge increases along period despite increasing number of electrons

As you go across the periodic table, you'll experience two things: An additional proton An additional electron While the number of electrons increases, these electrons are added to the same ...
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Why does chlorine have a higher electron affinity than fluorine?

It isn't just chlorine versus fluorine. In the preceding group sulfur neats oxygen despite sulfur's reputation as a relatively low-electronegativity nonmetal (this is one reason sulfides of ...
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