For the element calcium, which of the following ionization energies should show a large jump in magnitude?

A. first ionization energy

B.  second ionization energy

  C.  third ionization energy

 D.  fourth ionization energy

  E. fifth ionization energy

 F.  sixth ionization energy

  G. seventh ionization energy

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  • 3 weeks ago

    C. third ionization energy

    The first two ionizations remove s electrons from the atom. The third ionization would remove an electron from a lower filled shell.

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