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Question

The energy which accompanies the addition of an electron to an isolated gaseous atom is

Options

A) Atomization

B) Electronegativity

C) Electron affinity

D) Ionization


The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Electron affinity of an atom or molecule is defined as the amount of energy released or spent when an electron is added to a neutral atom or molecule in the gaseous state to form a negative ion.

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    Electron affinity of an atom or molecule is defined as the amount of energy released or spent when an electron is added to a neutral atom or molecule in the gaseous state to form a negative ion.

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